Water in the Netherlands
Week number 37-35
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
Several ways the Netherlands has to deal with water and the ways it can protect itself from the dangers of water. SHOTS: - fierce sea (the letters "SOS" in shots). Lifeboat is launched and sails towards ship; - floods; - people in an open-air swimming pool and near a sign (inscription: "As long as not all people can swim everybody must learn how to rescue someone"); - dressed men with floats jump in the water; - several dressed men jump from a bridge in the water; - demonstration of rescue swimming (a.o. pulling rescue stroke); - cars driving by the water: several crashed cars in the water; a car is being driven into the water from the jetty, after which the passengers leave the launched car; - the sea just after sundown.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 1 January 1937