Floods Hit South America 1959

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Titles read: "FLOODS HIT S AMERICA".

    South America.

    Various shots of flooded areas (could be Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina?). A truck is abandoned in a dock area. Flooded streets. Person swimming across street. Men in rowing boats in flooded street. Horse and cart trying to get through the water. Man delivers milk from the cart. Flooded main street.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50528
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1575.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:45:00 / 01:54:19:00
    Canister:
    59/34
    Sort Number:
    59/034
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    0000 1950s Brazil
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Animals are often the forgotten army of World War I. They displayed unwavering courage even when exposed to extreme conditions. British Pathé pay tribute to these forgotten warriors.
WW1animals
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt

Related Videos

Hide
America's Cup Defender ? Beware - Other Items Share This Title

America's Cup Defender ? Beware - Other Items Share This Title

Two yachts racing at sea.

The Wonder Caves Of Oregon

The Wonder Caves Of Oregon

A glimpse inside the illuminated caves of Oregon.

3,000,000 Volts! On Sleeve As 3000,000 Volts

3,000,000 Volts! On Sleeve As 3000,000 Volts

3,000,000 volts of electricity spark off a huge rod.

The Goodwill President

The Goodwill President

President-elect Herbert Hoover visits South America.

America Wants That Polo Cup Back

America Wants That Polo Cup Back

A look at U.S. polo players practising for the Cup.

Thousands Homeless After Great Fire

Thousands Homeless After Great Fire

Terrible fire in the wooden city of Colon in Panama.

Rails Over The Andes

Rails Over The Andes

Ecuador forges final rail link between its capital Quito and the Pacific.

Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald