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Poverty in the peat bogs

Week number: 26-05

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


Several temporary houses, underground and aboveground, and poverty in the peat bogs of Drente. - overall shot of the unreclaimed peat bogs, piles of peat, 8" - several shots of the slums dug into the ground and the emergency houses, walls of peat, old planks, currogated iron etc., furniture around the houses, occupants pose in front of them, 22" - emergency house made from a construction trailer (?), milk man brings milk to 2 women (close up), 14" - woning made of peat and planks, woman goes in and out, 9" - ditto of the entire family (?) with 10 children in fron of the house, 18" - close up of 3 shabby boys, posing, 13" - house, partially made from wood, partially from cut peat, 12" - boy and girl in front of window without glass in turf hut, 5" - entrance of the turf hut, woman enters, 8" - close up of woman with mending in front of the entrance of the turf hut, 5".

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 February 1926


Original format:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision