• Short Summary

    Special boat for cutting weeds that clog rivers in East Anglia.

  • Description

    Part of WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE issue.

    East Anglia.

    Various shots of special boat motoring down river in countryside. The boat is fitted with a paddle that powers large pair of scissors under the hull. The scissors are for cutting weeds that clog up the water and get into boat's propellers. The chopped weeds are scooped out of the water by men using shovels and piled in a barge. M/S of motor launch on river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1262.35
    Media URN:
    42454
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:04:00 / 01:56:55:00
    Canister:
    NSP 128

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