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    Full title reads: "Floods are floods. In America, swollen River Illinois submerges whole town with exception of 28 houses".

    Beardstown, Illinois, United States of America (USA).

    M/S of convoy of rafts and punts tied together sailing down a flooded street. M/S of a punt rowed by two police officers. It contains two women and a boy and a few of their belongings - a cooker, pots and pans etc. M/S of a man paddling a punt. In the punt sits a woman spoon feeding her baby.

    Intertitle reads: "Business as usual".

    M/S of family in a canoe (including Jack Russell dog!) paddling into flooded shop. The shop keepers, standing behind raised counter, sells the father of the family a saw! Quirky!

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26211
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    646.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:11:00 / 01:19:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1339
    Sort Number:
    G 1339
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

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