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  • Short Summary

    UNRRA supervises the redirection of the Yellow River in China.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    The Yellow River which was freed from its course 8 years ago by Chinese bombs, to stop advancing Japs, is now being reharnessed, China.

    Aerial shot of half-constructed dam. Various shots Chinese workers repairing the dykes which were broken to allow the waters to flood. C/U Oliver J. Todd, American UNRRA official, monitoring operations. Various shots of Chinese workers heaving heavy stones and pushing wheelbarrows filled with smaller stones, to repair the dykes. Good C/U of Chinese worker carrying huge stone on his back. Aerial shot of the wide river.

    Date given on old record is 30/09/1946.

    UNRRA = United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2335.18
    Media URN:
    66148
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:23:00 / 01:53:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 1551 C

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