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Levelling of Mount Saint Peter

Week number 59-22

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

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Winning of marl from Mount Saint Peter in Limburg for the production of cement. Parts are blown up with explosives, after which the marl is loaded on lorries. An old Limburg farm on the edge of the quarry. Greetje Blanckers is one of the last people to live in a cave. In the tunnels of Mount Saint Peter are old murals and graffiti, stalactites in the corridors, mushroom farms and bats in hibernation.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
19 April 1959
Length:
03:15

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Contributions:
Bloemendal, Philip (commentaar)
Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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