• Short Summary

    Floods in Kwantung Province create havoc and hardship for China's people.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "2 Million Homeless In China's Great Flood".

    The plight of Kwantung Province where the Pei river has burst its banks.

    LS General view of submerged fields and towns.

    MS Chains of Chinese men, women and children labouring to build dykes.

    CU Men knocking piles into the river.

    CU Rice being dished out of homeless victims of the flood.

    CU a woman in a food queue with a baby in a sling on her back.

    MS food being served to people in queue.

    CU women and children eating their one daily meal.

    CU Good head shot study of a small Chinese boy pushing food from a plate to his mouth with a chopsticks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1189.17
    Media URN:
    41409
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:47:00 / 01:33:06:00
    Canister:
    47/61

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