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Demonstration with the sludge sand dive device

Week number 35-41

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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At Spaarndam W. van Wienen demonstrates an invention of his hand, the slip sand diving apparatus, to bring up objects which have sunk into the sea.
SHOTS: - Ext. and int. of a sort of divers compartment that is sunk into the water attached to a long tube. In the compartment are two men in plain clothes. Contact with the outside world is maintained by telephone. A hose which blows high-pressure water is used to blow away the sand on the bottom. Note: SOURCE: Mrs. D. van Rixel, Haarlem Dagblad.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
4 October 1935
Length:
01:48

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Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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