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Traditional clogs trade fair

Week number 52-45

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


A national clogs trade fair, organised by the Dutch clogs industry, is held in Groningen. SHOTS: - Next to an open bridge a bridgeman collects his toll from the passing skipper by using a clog attached to a fishing rod; - a boy walks along the waterside; a clog with a sail floats in the water; the boy pulls the clog forward with a rope; - men's legs, in clogs, walk by; - a girl puts a clog with a carrot and some hay near the stove around Sinterklaas time; - several shots of the trade fair: shown are a.o. normal clogs, decorative clogs, men's clogs, beautifully decorated women's clogs; a very large clogs with a little girl in it; a clog maker at work; - a middle class man (shoes in his right hand, briefcase in his left) walks with difficulty on clogs across the Groote Markt to the Martini tower. Note: date according to card system Polygoon November 3.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
31 October 1952


Original format:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision