Hundreds Die In Hurricane Audrey 1957

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Hundreds die in Hurricane Audrey'.

    Louisiana and Port Arthur, Texas. United States of America (USA).

    Very good shots trees and boats being lashed by hurricane. Various shots wreckage of houses etc. Various shots cars and houses surrounded by flood waters. MS family on front step of their flooded house. MS people wading through water. Aerial view flooded Louisiana. MS crashed bridge. MS's damaged cars and boats.

    MS's Val Peterson and President Gruenther of Red Cross inspecting damage. MS injured being put onto trucks. MS's amateur radio enthusiasts at sets. MS Red Cross flag flying outside Lake Charles High School. MS victims being rehabilitated by Red Cross, getting new clothing etc. Various shots of homeless families in big hall. Aerial views flooded and wrecked areas.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    83465
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2882.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:49:00 / 01:03:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 2984 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2984 D
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