Worst Ever Typhoon Aka Typhoon Hits Japan 1959

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Title reads: "Worst Ever Typhoon".

Natural disaster in Japan.

G/V crowds of people standing on outcrop of land with water swirling round them. L/S crowds of people, with rapid water of swollen river in front of them. Elevated shot of cars piled high in flood water. C/U people walking...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
50729
Sort Number:
59/080
Time in/Out:
01:31:50:00 / 01:32:26:00
Canister:
59/80
Film ID:
1595.18
Issue Date:
05/10/1959

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