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Nijmegen rises from its ashes

Week number: 48-47

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

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Nijmegen was heavely damaged during World War II. Footage of several new development and reconstruction projects that have been started as part of the post war reconstruction. SHOTS: - damaged houses and buildings in the city centre; - the Minister of Post War Reconstruction and Housing, J. in 't Veld, performs the official opening of the construction of an industrial harbour in the Maas-Waal canal: he sets a sand pump into action; - shots of the houses in new development areas that are still under construction and the ones that are already finished; a.o. shot with a "moving" camera.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
15 November 1948
Length:
01:29

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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