Scenes showing the controlled explosions to divert raging Mississippi waters.
Item title reads: " New Orleans saved. Raging waters of the Mississippi released by dynamiting the levee at Poydras - at cost of flooding 450,000 acres of valuable land."
New Orleans, United States of America (USA).
M/S as a man sets up the ignition device, followed by three long shots of explosions at some distance. The explosions create a quick flare of black shooting up into the sky. C/U of water rushing down banks into streams.