• Short Summary

    Portable breakwater at Durban beech cuts the current and saves the sand.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "DURBAN".

    Durban, South Africa.

    Various shots of South African men working on placing a portable breakwater to cut the strong current on Durban beach in attempt to keep the sand from being sucked into the sea. Strong current sucks the sand into sea endangering the beach. Line of men spreading long canvas with steel wire into the water to cut the current and save the sand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    929.65
    Media URN:
    13699
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:53:00 / 01:56:32:00
    Canister:
    37/64

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