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  • Short Summary

    New Deal workers build roads in America.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    United States of America.

    Men load equipment onto mules and horses. They move about through area where trees have been cut down. Men wearing waterproof clothes go to work clearing hillside. - Spacing -

    Men working on road . Men use hammers to smash stones on road building site. Men digging trench at side of road. Shots of large machine used to smooth concrete. Explosives blast away rocks at side of road. Men work pouring concrete out of lorry. Digger in quarry loads trucks with rock. More shots of men building roads. A bulldozer is used to move sand. More shots of digging machinery. Shots of a steam roller at work on a street. Men at work with pickaxes and machines.

    N.B. The roads are being built as part of the American New Deal - the NRA or National Recovery Act.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    576.15
    Media URN:
    58905
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:47:00 / 01:19:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 137 D

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