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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Flood Debris. Ravaged Cities Commence Reconstruction Work".

    United States of America (USA).

    Aerial shots over Hartford in Connecticut with many buildings submerged in flood water. VS of gas tanks which floated away in the floods and have now come to rest. Travel shots from boat in streets showing height of floods.

    VS of Springfield, Massachusetts with many houses half covered in flood water. VS of Connecticut River in full flood. Damaged railway lines and trains. VS of snow falling adding to the problems of the flooding. Shots of people being rescued by rowing boat. American Red Cross workers bring in food supplies. VS of plane dropping food supplies to cut of homes.

    VS of canteen in rescue centre in Pennsylvania. People eating and drinking. VS of people in dormitory.

    Aerial views of towns in Ohio flooded out. VS of debris in Pennsylvania towns where flood has receded. Men working to clear the mud and wreckage. Good shots of clear up.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Very poor sound

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    80901
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2747.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:37:00 / 01:21:53:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 41
    Sort Number:
    UNI GAZ 041
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics Science & Technology
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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