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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Dutch newsreel about the floods in Holland.

    Various shots as rough seas lash coastline. L/S people stood in front of a collapsed house M/S ship run aground. M/S house which has half fallen into the sea. Various shots of wreckage on coastline. Various shots of rough seas. M/S as earth is tipped out of trailer. M/S people watching sea. Various shots of houses half submerged in water. M/S windmill with wreckage all around. L/S of people sailing up the road in a boat. M/S as a small child is handed to another person. Various shots of flooded streets and railway lines.

    M/S as people get off big bus with their belongings, a woman walks across with her baby and they head towards the rest centre. Various shots as people fill bags with sand. Various shots as waves sweep over road. Cars and jeeps plough through floods. Various shots wrecked houses. Various shots of cows walking through the water in farmyard. M/S's as they are loaded onto a trailer. The camera pans across wrecked houses. M/S as injured are brought into rest centre. Various shots of people sat there drinking tea. Various shots of families. Various shots as people bed down for the night.

    Cataloguer's note: places featured include Dordrecht, Ijmuiden, Katwijk, Maasluis, Noordwijk, Rotterdam and Vlaardingen.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:34:00 / 01:58:11:00
    UN 2500 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2500 B
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    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics Science & Technology
    Fed Holland Water at Night Dutch floods 1953 Monster Builds 2
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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