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Flowers in winter

Week number 49-02

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

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Because of the floriculture in the greenhouses around Aalsmeer it is possible to buy tulips, carnations, hyacinths etc. in the middle of winter. SHOTS: - bare trees; - in the bulb areasthe bulb fields are covered in straw; - in the greenhouses dozens of workers work to pick, collect and wrap the flowers; - at the flower auction the flowers are sold: buyers sit in benches; auction clock; employees of the auction wrap the flowers in airmail boxes; - people buy flowers in a stall (in an wintery street with bare trees).

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1949
Length:
01:42

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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