• Short Summary

    Dam across River Cere will provide electricity for France's population.

  • Description

    Title reads: "More power for France".

    River Cere, France.

    L/S of dam across the River Cere, construction on Hydroelectric works for harnessing the river's power still in progress. Giant dam retains 130 cubic metres of water from which 3 turbines will produce 120,000 H.P. for industry. C/U of engineers and architects looking at plans. C/U of man lighting a fuse. M/S of workmen running for cover. L/S of rockface exploding.

    Various shots of rubble being shifted by diggers, conveyor belt. Various shots of turbines and concrete being fitted between walls. Great crane shots of men at work. Panning shot down dam wall. More shots of men working. Various shots of finished dam. Various shots of great torrents of water crashing through dam.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1376.13
    Media URN:
    45041
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:23:54:00
    Canister:
    46/20

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