• Short Summary

    Water hyacinths block River Brisbane and stop boats moving up it.

  • Description

    Water Hyacinth. Part of the Back to the Front issue.

    Brisbane, Australia.

    Various shots of Brisbane River, it is clogged up with water hyacinths. River boats trying to move down river are blocked by plants. The hyacinths grow so thickly in some places, a man can walk on it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1240.22
    Media URN:
    42016
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:25:00 / 01:23:33:00
    Canister:
    NSP 67

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