• Short Summary

    Story showing a huge coal plant and the dam being built over the River Dnieper in Russia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Russia today - Millions of thinking people all over the world are today wondering exactly what is happening in that vast land known as Russia. Having no political opinions or prejudices, 'Pathetone' screens these pictures of today's industrial life behind that veil of mystery hanging over Russia."

    Russia, Soviet Union.

    Various shots of a huge coal plant in Russia. Burning coke is seen pouring into passing trains as commentator tells us the plant was built in 67 days. The train passes into a water sprinkling plant so the flames are put out.

    Intertitle reads: "One of the greatest Rivers in Russia, is the Dnieper. A giant dam has just been completed, to harness the great power of this swift River."
    Several shots of the Dnieper River and the enormous dam being built.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1058.09
    Media URN:
    37268
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:51:00 / 01:20:27:00
    Canister:
    PT 120

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