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The centre of Rotterdam is nearing completion

Week number 57-13

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

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Mayor G.E. van Walsum gives an opening speech in the new newsreel theatre for the new Bijenkorf (a department store) at the Coolsingel in Rotterdam. In the presence of architects Breuer and Elzas, he pushes a button and the escalators start moving, after which Van Walsum and his wife go up. Also city shots of the reconstruction of Rotterdam.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
13 March 1957
Length:
02:12

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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