News from the West: bauxite mines in Suriname
Week number 47-52
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
Impression of the daily business at the bauxite mines in Suriname. SHOTS: - winning of ore starts at the surface; workers with drills and dragline excavators; with dynamite the ore is blown to pieces; - in the factory the ore is further processed: it is cleaned with water canons; transported across a narrow gauge railway with lorries; and dried in rotating driers.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 1 December 1947