• Short Summary

    France: the doomed village of Tignes awaits submersion for hydroelectric scheme.

  • Description

    Tignes, France. - Village is to be flooded for Hydroelectric Powerstation.

    GV. Village of Tignes snowbound.
    GV. Bridge. SV. Snow plough pushing through Main Street.
    SV. Snow plough at work in front of church.
    Angle shot, snow plough in front of church.
    GV. Interior of church.
    SV. Altar. SV. Holy images.
    SV. Holy images. Angle shot, workmen working on crucifix.
    SV. Statue being removed.
    Angle shot Church bell being removed from tower
    SV. Police guarding church whilst men remove a painting. .
    SV. An old man and a boy watching.
    SV. Children looking at bell, on ground.
    CU. Bell.
    STV. Priest leaving church for last time.
    GV. Church against background of snow-covered hills.
    GV. Village of Tignes with new dam in background.

    (Orig. Lav."C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    21.29
    Media URN:
    27246
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:26:00 / 01:31:20:00
    Canister:
    52/26

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