Britain Goes Dry! 1934

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    Full title reads: "Nr. Wantage. Britain Goes Dry! Water famine becomes a really serious problem in rural England."

    East Challow, Near Wantage, Berkshire.

    People stand around a traditional Village water pump. A young boy is pumping but no water is forthcoming. A woman examines the pump and shakes her head at discovering no water, she and her friends walk off carrying empty buckets.

    A horse drawn water bowser brings a supply of water to the village square. People come out to get a supply.

    Mr H Parker, the village postman, describes the situation. Shots of people looking at water bowser.

    N.B. Issued in London Only.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8458
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    771.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:28:00 / 01:53:45:00
    Canister:
    34/2
    Sort Number:
    34/002
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