• Short Summary

    Large ships are seen passing through locks which link Lake Erie and Lake Ontario,

  • Description

    Canada.

    "Aided by giant gates the Welland Ship Canal, linking Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, becomes a through way for big ship traffic." L/S of the Welland Ship Canal. A large steam boat approaches the camera. M/S of a lock opening.

    M/S of a man in the control room opening the valves to reduce the water level. High angle of a large boat sinking down as the water level lowers. Camera pans to show another boat in the lock. Various shots of ships passing through the locks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1584.02
    Media URN:
    50998
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:59:00 / 01:04:05:00
    Canister:
    PSP 712

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