• Short Summary

    Water hyacinths fill a river in Australia - farmers use the plants for fodder.

  • Description

    Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

    Various shots of River Bremen. It is overgrown with dense patches of the flower Water Hyacinth. It is hard to see the water under the vegetation.

    Shots of a dredger boat lifting scoopfuls of the plants out of the water for use as fodder by local farmers. A lorry drives off with a full load.

    Shots of a cow eating water hyacinths.

    Shots of men pulling plants out of water with bill hooks. A horse drawn cart carries away the fodder crop.

    Shots of men working up to their waists in water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1234.34
    Media URN:
    41894
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:19:00 / 01:44:46:00
    Canister:
    NSP 51

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