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 past camera in floodwater up to their thighs. M/S man walking across a road with water swirling round his waist.

    L/S man pushing a boat containing another man past some derelict houses. M/S people handing a child out of the window to a man in boat. C/U troops filling bucket-like bale of straw with clay. M/S troops stacking bales to use as sandbags. L/S soldiers stacking the bales against the flood water. C/U another soldier throws his bale down onto the pile.

    M/S troops in flood water. Panning L/S crowds of people on the bank of the river, pan to a pipe pouring tons of water into the river. G/V flood water stretching for miles and practically covering telegraph poles.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50729
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1595.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:50:00 / 01:32:26:00
    Canister:
    59/80
    Sort Number:
    59/080
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