• Short Summary

    Massive torrents of water rush down the Zambesi and wash over the Kariba Dam in Zimbabwe.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rhodesia. Kariba Overwhelmed".

    Rhodesia / Zimbabwe.

    GV Raging waters of the Zambesi river.

    LV Raging waters. SV Water pouring over Victoria Falls. SV Raging water.

    LV Abandoned offices. GV Abandoned buildings with water sweeping through them.

    GV Raging water.

    LV Water pouring over Kariba Dam, pan to show breach with water rushing through.

    GV Local workers trying to save foot bridge that spans Zambesi river after concrete bridge had been swept away. Foot bridge with water running under it.

    SV Men working on foot bridge.

    GV Raging waters. GV Whirlpool.

    LV Foot bridge slowly going under water. SV Small portion of foot bridge visible.

    SV Raging waters.

    GV Water still pouring through the breach in the dam.

    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1527.07
    Media URN:
    49377
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:41:00 / 01:14:19:00
    Canister:
    58/31

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