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    Material relating to newsreel story "Holland - 'Operation Dyke'" - 53/16.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Holland - 'Operation Dyke'" 53/16.

    Material for newsreel story. - first shot not superimposed

    Hellevoetsluis. Holland. Dutch engineers fill breeches in sea walls with concrete barges.

    A.V. 220 ft Gap in sea dyke near Hellevoetsluis (first 7 ft for title.) LS. Caisson being pushed into position by tugs & LV. SV. Tugs pushing Caisson. LV. Technicians working with model caissons in a laboratory at Dwelft. SV. Technicians measuring data. CU. Recording instrument. SV. Model caisson in position LV. Final stages of operations at Hellevoetsluis. SV. Tugs pushing caisson into position. SV. Engineers on tug. GV. Caissons in position SV. Water streaming through gaps between caissons and shore, Pan up as stones etc. are dropped to seal gaps. GV Lines of lorries bringing up bricks and rubble to fill gaps. SV. Bricks being tipped from lorry into gap. LV. Bricks being tipped into gap. GV. Sea repairs under way.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:28:00:00 / 01:29:04:00
    53/16 J (Selected Originals)

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