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  • Short Summary

    Dramatic pictures of giant waves washing over the sea wall in Sidmouth, Devon.

  • Description

    Item title reads - £30,000 sea havoc. Giant waves sweep away large portions of the esplanade. Sidmouth, Devon.

    L/S of the waves and the giant hole in the sea wall where it has been washed away. The waves wash up over the rest of the wall and onto the esplanade. L/S of the sea splashing over the front and running back down. M/S from another angle where the sea wall has been destroyed, the camera pans across the sea rolling in. Various shots as it splashes up and washes down again nearly reaching the houses, people walk past with umbrellas up. M/S of the hole again in the wall again.

    Note: there is another version of this item in G 1156 on *PM0370*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    370.04
    Media URN:
    24813
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:42:00 / 01:06:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1156

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