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News from the West: sugercane cultivation in Suriname

Week number 48-11

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

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Impression of the daily business on the sugar plantation Mariënburg in Suriname. SHOTS: - a field with waving sugar cane; - workers walk through the field, chopping sugar canes with machetes and making bundles of them; - the bundles are taken to the sugar factory with a small narrow gauge railway steam train; - in the factory the canes are made into sugar.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 March 1948
Length:
01:28

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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