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    Tampico, Mexico.

    Hurricane 'Janet' causes floods, death and famine in Mexico. GV. Flood damage. SV. Towards, women wringing out clothing in doorway of shack. Air view, flooded area. SV. Boat filled with people's belongings being poled along flooded streets. SCU. Man stripped to the waist carrying basket of belongings on his back with old woman wading through flood water. SCV. Another person wading through water. SV. Flooded streets. GV. People queuing for free food. SCU. People receiving hot soup. CU. Soup being ladled into tin mugs. SCU. Man and woman both holding little children in their arms. CU. Little girl asleep. Little child crying. CU. Little girl clinging to man. GV. Flooded streets. SV. Flooded streets. GV. Flooded streets. GV. Flooded streets - people and cars on dry ground in foreground waiting for the results of search for survivors.

    (F.G.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31184
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    549.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:05:00 / 01:01:57:00
    Canister:
    55/82
    Sort Number:
    55/082
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    Science & Technology
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    Temporary workspace: 19.6.2009 12:29 Power of Nature Hurricanes
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