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    Winnipeg, Canada.

    GV. Aerial view, Red River and large flooded area. GV. Aerial view, nearer shot of flooded area and river. MV. Aerial shot, flooded area. MV. House being washed against debris. MV. Elevated, workers unloading sandbags for dykes. SV. Volunteers filling sandbags. MV. Pan, volunteers filling sandbags. GV. Elevated, blazing building in dry part of city. SV. Fireman walking out of doorway with hose pipe. SV. Fireman walking through smoke. GV. Aerial view, King George Isolation Hospital surrounded by flood waters. MV. Travel shot towards isolation hospital showing roof of submerged ambulance. SV. Sailors waiting to evacuate patients from hospital. CU. Name of hospital. MV. Elevated Eskimo patient being carried to DUKW - army amphibious vehicle. CU. Eskimo. SV. Woman being helped aboard DUKW. SV. Pan, DUKW carrying patient in iron lung leaving hospital. GV. Flooded area. DUKW moving towards. GV. Flooded area. DUKW moving towards. GV. Flooded area, pan to private sanatorium of Mrs Ruby Couch. SV. Policeman running up steps of sanatorium. SV. Police struggling with Mrs Couch who tries to prevent police to evacuate the patients. SV. Police trying to drag Mrs Couch away. Son intervenes. SV. Son struggling with police. MV. Towards, Mrs Couch being dragged down steps by police, & SV. SV. Pan, patient on stretcher being taken to ambulance. SV. Patient being put into ambulance. CU. Old woman patient. SV. Notice on entrance to hospital, pan down to patients being carried in on stretcher through snow and sleet. SV. Patient on stretcher being carried into hospital. GV. Stationary train in flooded area. SV. Kids looking from window of carriage, & CU. GV. Train stranded. SV. Water rushing over train tracks. CU. Old woman asleep in train. MV. Towards, tractor towing lorry through floods. GV. Aerial view, Red River and flooded area.

    (Orig. Neg. and F.G.) (Orig. D.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:10:00 / 01:31:15:00
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    Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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