• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell brings a bowling tournament from Southend and the construction of the giant Norris Dam in Tennessee.

  • Description

    Southend, Essex
    Norris Dam, Tennessee, United States of America (USA)

    WS. the annual Southend Open Bowling Tournament in progress. WS. Men bowling. WS. spectators in their deck chairs. WS. man with a huge white beard who the commentator thinks resembles W G Grace. MS. Men relaxing in deck chairs.

    Tennessee, the building of the giant Norris Dam: WS. the Hydroelectric dam under construction which will eventually supply electricity. WS. Men digging at an earth bank. WS. Showing the dam and some of the surrounding buildings. WS. a wire transporting a section of tubing high above the dam. WS. a giant sluice. WS. a section of tubing being lowered into place. WS. the camera being lowered into the bowels of the dam. WS. from inside the dam. WS. a stream of water. WS. sluice. WS. some water that has already managed to get through. WS. water pouring under a sluice gate. WS. the sluice gate closed and water rapidly forming into a mini lake.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:17:00 / 01:38:47:00

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