Unissued / Unused material.
The Netherlands / Holland. Batch 5 of material about terrible Dutch floods.
Various shots, Queen Juliana of Holland touring and inspecting the burst dykes. Various LS's and travelling shots of temporary reconstruction to houses and dykes. Various shots, men replacing dykes with sandbags at night. GV Italian fire brigade engines parked in railway siding. GV's badly flooded areas. Various shots, troops working on dykes, carrying sandbags. TS's of the many large breeches in the seawalls Various shots, devastated houses and streets. CU Official flood notices in Dutch, with people reading them. Various shots, refugees leaving their homes, carrying their goods, away from the danger areas. CU Two notices facing inside window, pan down to cat seated on windowsill. MS Animals and pets being evacuated. LS Small boat carrying refugees sailing away. Various shots repairing seawall. Interior shots, housewives trying to clean up flooded homes. LS. Milkman carrying milk to houses. LS Children skating on ice.
(Mute Lav.) Material dates from early 1953.