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Remarkable inventions

Week number 73-16

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

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Father Amedeus van de Staay of the Trappist abbey in Tegelen has designed a walking board which makes it easier for disabled persons and persons in wheelchairs to get on and off the train. The board is available at five stations. With shots of Amadeus behind his drawing table, the getting in and out of disabled passengers with the help of the board and with the help of bystanders. The 71-year-old inventor Groenhof from Hilversum shows several inventions in his house, a.o. a combined coffee and tea pot, an indicator for the fluid level in gas cylinders, a stand for oil barrels, an ashtray for outdoors, an anti shock radar bumper, medals and diploma's for his inventions.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 April 1973
Length:
02:19

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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