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  • Short Summary

    Traditional, highly decorative, Dutch wooden houses and windmills

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    Near Amsterdam, Holland, The Netherlands

    OLD STYLE HOUSES OF ZAANSE SCHANS.

    G.V. The 'Zaanse Schans', the area around the river Zaan with windmills and highly decorative wooden old-styled Dutch houses, newly built using the 400 year old designs. Some houses have a so-called 'death-door' which is only used when somebody dies, and the real entrance is aside the house. Interior shots of the houses, with fireplaces which are beautifully decorated with tiles, wooden features and decorative mouldings. Various shots of the extraordinary and well preserved unique village with its many working mills.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    3219.11
    Media URN:
    90031
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:20:00 / 01:39:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 4184 B

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