Title:FRENCH REFUSE TO QUIT DOOMED VILLAGE Sixty of five hundred inhabitants stay put when hydro-electric installations threaten to drown their village.
Date:11th March 1952
Tignes, France: GTV Looking down on village of Tignes. SV Ditto. SV The new dam wall in the Valley. SV Gendarmes thru village. SCU Delapitated building. BV Inhabitants looking at notice. SV Woman going into Town Hall Pan up to Mairie on building. CU Man opening cupboard showing village records. CU Pan Up Ditto. STV Woman registering vote. CU Man ditto. SV Pan Church & Cemetery. SV Crosses in cemetery. SV Village war memorial. CU Names on base. SV Pan Younger inhabitants leaving. BV Ditto. SV Reporter questioning older inhabitants who choose to stay. GV village in valley showing dam wall in b-g
France; Civil Engineering; Environment
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