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  • Short Summary

    Aerial shots of two semi-circular dams holding back water from both sides.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    River Rance, France.

    Aerial views of the two semi-circular dams which hold off the water from both sides at the River Rance tide water power plant. VS Closer shots of the installation. MS Man turning wheel opening the valves. VS Water starts to spout out of two pipes and runs over rocky surface. Aerial shots of dam.

    Note: Date on original record: 21/03/1966. Contemporary records state this is the first power plant in the world to use tidal water to create electricity.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3193.17
    Media URN:
    89556
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:45:00 / 01:52:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 4148 F

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