Largest Dam In South America - Garico Dam

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Location:
354124_1_1
Yes
Caracus, Venezuela
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Timecode:
1956  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:37:56 - 00:38:56
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Original Film:
1618
029-045-06
Largest earthen dam in south America is rushed to completion by a crew of 3,000. Venezuela's huge Garico Dam must be finished before the tropical rainy season-no mean task, since it will be 9 miles long, up to 100 feet high. Establishing shot - A great array of earth moving equipment reshaping the landscape. MS - Between great dirt wall earthmoving equipment doing their jobs, moving earth. MS - Man directing a huge tractor with mounds of rock and dirt. CUS - President / General Hemenaze. LS - Cattle. CUS - Dried and cracked earth. MS- Deforested hill side. CUS - Men planting explosives. LS - Explosion goes off with a big boom. MS - Truck being loaded with rock and dirt. MS - Two men walking towards a huge pipe in the ground