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Hoogovenbedrijf

Week number 26-29

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

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Footage of the refining of iron ore in a fairly primitive way; a lot of it done manually. Transfer of iron ore in the harbour of the Hoogovenbedrijf (Blast Furnace Company). - several shots of outpouring of iron in casting sand, heavy smoke production, poor working conditions, 43" - manually tipping over a large melting pot, outpouring iron, 30" - overall shot of melting towers, refining towers, 10" - high overall shot of the offloading of irone ore from inland vessels with grab cranes, 40"- steam crane with electro magnet transports iron ingots, 10"- dumping of the burning iron slags in a railway wagon, heavy fire and smoke production, 24".

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 October 1926
Length:
03:41

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Type:
video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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