The bridge 1928

the bridge

Also known as De brug

De brug (The bridge) is a 1928 Dutch documentary short film directed by Joris Ivens. This silent film explores the then-newly constructed Rotterdam vertical-lift railroad bridge: its structure, mechanisms, complex actions, and the steam-powered trains and ships making use of it.

In it’s time considered avant-garde

Initial release: 1928
Director: Joris Ivens
Cinematography: Joris Ivens
Editor: Joris Ivens

<p><a href=”″>Joris Ivens – De Brug (The Bridge, 1928)</a> from <a href=””>Avant-Garde Cinema</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>




Author: Old Boy

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