News from the West: sugercane cultivation in Suriname
Week number 48-11
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
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.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 1 March 1948