• Short Summary

    A carnival in unknown U.S. town, The construction of the Norris Dam, a women's canoe race and an package is delivered by autogyro.

  • Description

    Knoxville, United States of America (USA).
    Norris Dam, Tennessee, United States of America.

    Knoxville Tennessee celebrates the building of the Norris Dam as part of President Franklin D Roosevelt's programme to reduce unemployment. WS. Crowds lining the streets as carnival floats pass. WS Pan as floats pass. MS. Woman riding on the back of a float of a large chicken. (This story is mute)

    WS. Norris Dam under construction tilt up to see work in progress. LS. Crane lowering a cement bucket. WS. Tilt up to see dam under construction. (This story is mute)

    WS. Start of a women's canoe race. LS. Canoes racing down towards camera. LS. The race in progress. LS. Women racing panning from one crew to another. LS. Crew at the end of the race. (This story is mute)

    WS. Aerial view Flat roofed building. LS. Ground to air of the Autogyro in flight. WS. Tilt down as one man helicopter comes in to land (probably on the roof of a building) LS. The pilot delivering a package from a locker in front of his cockpit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:05:00 / 01:06:32:00

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