Rhine boatmen

United Kingdom, 1954

Film
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An account of the lives of the 40,000 men and women who live on the boats that trade up and down the Rhine, with some description of the river and its history.

Credits

producer/director

Peter Shankland

production company

ILO

Language

English

Duration

00:23:03:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27901

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Germany - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rhine River

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rhine River Valley

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rivers - Europe

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers - Europe

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → River boats

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Germany - Social conditions

History → Trade routes - History

Places → Rhine River

Places → Rhine River Valley

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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