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News from Indonesia: the working-class area Tanah Abang on the border of Batavia

Week number 46-35

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

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Everything is slowly coming back to normal in the Dutch East Indies. In the working-class area Tanah Abang, on the border of Batavia, a market is held. SHOTS: - Indonesians cross a bridge and head to the market; most of the market vendors have their goods hanging in baskets over their shoulders; Dutch soldiers guard the entrance to the bridge and check everybody; - other people going to the market arrive by tram, hanging from the windows or holding on to the outside of the tram; some passengers get in or out through the window; - scenes of the market: vendors; goods; stalls; customers etc.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 September 1946
Length:
01:27

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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