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  • Short Summary

    Secretary of the Interior Wilbur starts the work on the Hoover Dam in Boulder Canyon.

  • Description

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

    Full title reads: "US Starts Work on Boulder Dam - Las Vegas, Nev. - Secretary of Interior Wilbur inaugurates $165,000,000 reclamation project."

    Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of Secretary Wilbur making speech about the Hoover Dam / Boulder Dam, Nevada. He is standing in front of a crowd. He symbolically taps a railway line with a pick axe to start the project.

    Intertitle reads: "The site of Hoover Dam in Boulder Canyon."

    Shots from boat in massive canyon that will be the site of the dam. CU of map showing where the Boulder Dam will be built.

    N.B. The Hoover Dam became a symbol of the New Deal project.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    578.03
    Media URN:
    58926
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:46:00 / 01:06:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 140 D

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