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    Full title reads: "Manitoba. Winnipeg Wins Flood Battle".

    Winnipeg, Canada.

    LV Aerial view livestock stranded by floods. MV Aerial two horses stranded. MV Aerial car being hauled from river. LV Aerial dykes along river bank pan in to town on riverside. MV Aerial dyke on river bank.

    MV House jammed against river bridge near Winnipeg. MV Cine-cameraman. CU Man pressing plunger to dynamite house. LV House being blown up.

    MV Flooded cellars being pumped out. CU Water pouring from pump outlet. CU Water splashing onto ground pan up to man opening pumping machines.

    LV Elevated main street in Winnipeg. MV Sailor and civilian buying newspaper. CU Headlines - 'The Red going down in City'.

    MV Elevated girls wearing sacks, carrying shovels, parading on sandbag dam. (2 shots). CU Sash around girl - 'Miss Seepage 1950'. MV 'Miss Seepage' (Barbara Warren) being presented with sandbag as prize. CU 'Miss Seepage'. LV.City Hall. MV Sign - 'We're wearing and wet but we'll win'.

    MV Viscount Field Marshall Harold Alexander, Governor General of Canada and RAF officers walking down steps of City Hall, wearing waders. SV They walk into car. CU They enter car. LV Back shot Viscount Alexander driving away.

    (F.G.) (Orig.D.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:24:00 / 01:05:47:00
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    Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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