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New way of dismantling cars

Week number 72-28

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

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A scrap yard owner in Veldhoven dismantles car wrecks with his personnel, removes the parts that are still usable and stores them in a warehouse. People searching for parts can buy them at the counter. Six cars are dismantled per day. The remaining wrecks are pressed to small packages in a scrap baler. Wit comments by the scrap yard owner on what happened to teh two wrecks. Also footage of hundreds of stacked cars in a field near the scrap yard.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1972
Length:
01:41

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