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The Wegenwacht of the ANWB in action

Week number 46-17

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

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The ANWB has put up a new service: the Wegenwacht (Road Patrol). Th car mechanics in ANWB uniform drive around on Harley-Davidson motorcycles with sidecar. They have tools with them to help motorists with car trouble. SHOTS: - six patrollers pass a roundabout in The Hague; - patroller patrols on the expressway; sees a stranded couple standing by the side of the road and helps them with their car troubles; - the woman of the couple sits aside and does her make-up whilst sitting on a kilometre marker and smokes a cigarette while the two men deal with the technical problem underneath the bonnet.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
15 April 1946
Length:
01:01

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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