• Short Summary

    Dam crossing Murrumbidgee River irrigates important farming land in Australia.

  • Description

    Part of issue FINE AND LARGE.

    New South Wales, Australia.

    Various shots of gigantic dam crossing the Murrumbidgee River. Water from dam irrigates large part of Australia's farming land. L/S of cattle grazing by irrigation canal. M/S of road passing canal. Small wheel with scoops forces water from canals up smaller channels to farms. Various shots of crops, including rice, growing on fertile ground. Various shots of peach and apricot orchards. We see farmers spraying orchard with insecticide. Various L/Ss of lush landscapes and new townships. L/S of man and dog on barge on canal. L/S of man riding on horse through valley. More shots of dam.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.29
    Media URN:
    50170
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:38:00 / 01:52:19:00
    Canister:
    NSP 376

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