• Short Summary

    Bulldozers and big machines are used to clear the path of a new large road in Dutch Guiana.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Surinam. Road Conquers Jungle".

    Surinam, Dutch Guiana.

    GV Elevated shot of two men sitting in boat.

    GV River with tree-lined banks.

    GV Tree, pan to show machinery.

    SV Tree trunk, giant hook comes into picture. CU Giant hook.

    SV Front of bulldozer going towards tree. CU Man in driving cabin of treedozer.

    SV Treedozer goes into action and pushes down a tree then backs away. SV Tree falling.

    SV Giant rake attached to machine comes forward and pushes fallen tree.

    GV Rake pushing tree and roots aside. GV Motorgrader coming towards camera.

    CU Local man at controls of motorgrader.

    LV Motorgrader going away from camera.

    GV Trees, pan to show lorry with trunks loaded on it.

    CU. Logs on back of lorry, they travel away from camera giving a full view of the new road.
    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1527.05
    Media URN:
    49375
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:29:00 / 01:11:21:00
    Canister:
    58/31

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