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    Carolina, United States of America USA.

    Documentation on file, American commentary.

    Various shots as hurricane 'Helene' is in progress, showing sheets of rain, wind-blown trees, and 25ft high waves. MS of flooded road, with mail-box in gutter. From moving car along road, as it comes to a halt where trees have been blown down across road. Various shots of damage caused to buildings which were in the hurricane's path, including shots of telegraph poles which have been blown down, and rooves which have been ripped off. A good shot of a chimney stack hanging across telegraph wires. Interior shots showing army personnel arranging for relief of flooded areas. Various interior shots showing flood victims being tended by Civil Defence and Red Cross. CU. Signpost "Horry County Chapter - American Red Cross". LS station wagon outside hospital. Various shots in the harbour showing wrecked boats and half-submerged yachts. Various shots showing aftermath of hurricane, houses with extensive damage.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    84022
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2910.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:20:00 / 01:49:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 3139 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3139 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Hurricanes
  • Stills

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

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