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    Rotterdam, Holland.: GV Seas lashing shores of Holland. Closer V Ditto. Travel V Car along dyke with sea brushing over top of dyke. CU Sea brushing over dyke. Travel V Transport moving thru flooded area. GV Pan Flooded streets of Rotterdam. SV Women & children refugees arriving at Dutch Red Cross centre. CU Old man being carried onstretcher. SCU Old man & woman. CU Small child. GV Pan Refugees sleeping at centre. Pan V Dykes bursting at Willemstad. CU Wrecked dyke, with water pouringthru. Pan V Cattle approaching gap to safety, pan to wrecked building. CU Cattle pushing thru gap. BV Cattle moving up street. GV Pan / Water rushing thru and over dykes.

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    Donaghadee, Ireland: SV Group reading papers - Alexander Craig - crew member. Angus McKay Nelson, crew members, Bob Harper, Thomas McQuiston, crew member. SCU Three Northern Ireland men, all crew, George Miding of Belfast, Robert McLean of Bushmills, James Clements of Larke. SCU Matron of hospital shaking hands with survivor. SV Ditto, as survivors leave hospital.

    Whitstable, England: GV Rough sea at Whitstable. SV Pan Ditto, showing waves and concrete breakwaters uprooted. FV Rough sea - waves breaking. SV Rescued people in boats near high land, pan to flooded streets. GV Boat-load of people towards in flooded street. Travel V Past flooded front room window. GV Rowboat in
    flooded street. SV People being rescued from upper floors pan to others. CU TV Girl helped off ladder into boat. CU Another girl ditto. TV Rowboat moves off.
    GV More rescue work going on. SV Man being helped from upper floor window on ladder. GV Flooded street, bat moving towards dry land. Travel V Towards people on dry land. SV Old lady of 81, being helped ashore. CU Ditto. GV Flooded countryside showing water being whipped into wavelets. GV Floodwater around trees.
    GV Pan Countryside flooded pan to a permanent way, pan to more flooded land. GV Flooded countryside. SV Cars under water. SV House tenanted by Ross Parker (Author of 'THERE'LL ALWAYS BE AN ENGLAND') rough seas breaking around. SV large breaking around house. Int. V From house of rough sea.

    Sutton-on-Sea, England: GV Of the sea at Sutton-on-Sea. Travel V Past flooded bungalow. Travel V Traffic along flooded street. GV Pan Damaged Beach Hotel. CU Travelling past window, showing them smashed in by flood. Travel V Past bungalows showing tons of sand in their front gardens, blocking front doors & garages etc., Travel V Past houses with sand in gardens.

    Sheerness, England:
    Air V Flying over Sheerness area. S Air V Ditto. G Air V Ditto. S Air V Ditto. G Air V Sun's ray on flood water on Sheerness.

    ENGLAND:

    300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many striken points from Yorkshire to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic film report of wide-spread disaster. Also scenes of survivors of 'Princess Victoria' ferry, at Donaghadee Harbour.

    48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition to many more places in England.
    Putney, England GV Houses of Parliament and small craft tossing on river. GV Flooded towpath at Putney. GV Flooded towpath. GV Ditto.

    ENGLAND: 300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many striken points from Yorkshire to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic film report of
    wide-spread disaster. Also scenes of survivors of 'Princess Victoria' ferry, at Donaghadee harbour.

    48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition to many more places in England. Lowestoft, England GV Pan Flooded street at Lowestoft showing wind whipping flood water. GV Pan Flooded street & people in Belvedere Hotel awaiting rescue. SV Man & dog coming down ladder at Belvedere. GV Damaged front at Lowestoft. SV Pan Rough sea breaking over front. CU Damaged sea wall pan to sea. FV Breakers towards. GV Pan Flooded area & houses. CU Front wall of house & roadway smashed by flood. GV Big waves breaking over front showing smashed up concrete. SV Ditto. CU Ditto. CU Flood water. CU Ditto. GV Beach showing wind whistling across sand.

    ENGLAND: 300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many stricken points from Yorkshire to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic film report of wide-spread disaster. Also scenes of survivors of 'Princess Victoria' ferry, at Donaghadee harbour.

    48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition to many more places in England.
    Battersea, England GV Crowd gathered around sinking houseboat damaged by tide at Battersea bridge. GV Bits of hay clinging to telegraph wires. CU Ditto.

    England: 300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many stricken points from Yorkshire to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic film report of wide-spread disaster. Also scenes of survivors of 'Princess Victoria' ferry at Donaghadee harbour.

    48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition
    to many more places in England. Houses of Parliament, London, England GV Houses of Parliament and small craft tossing on river, in rough water.

    GOOD SCENES.
    GV From across river of Houses of parliament, showing water to be fairly rough.
    GV Ditto, showing small craft in f-g, tossing in rough water.

    ENGLAND:
    300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many striken points from Yorkshire
    to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic film report of wide-spread disaster.
    Also scenes of survivors of 'Princess Victoria' ferry, at Donaghadee harbour.

    48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition to many more places in England.
    Hunstanton-Heacham, England GV Flooded bungalows at Hunstanton-Heacham area. SV Wrecked bungalow. SCU Airman 3rd Class, Reese Leming, wading around in wreckage, he wore an exposure suit and he rescued 27 people. SV Half submerged building.

    ENGLAND: 300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many striken points from Yorkshire to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic
    film report of wide-spread disaster. Also scenes of survivors of the ferry 'Princess Victoria' at Donaghadee harbour.

    48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition to many more places in England. King's Lynn, England GV Langham street showing people putting their belongings outside to dry. Walk in shot thru
    window of house, showing belongings stacked in room, man salvaging same. SV Man pointing out flood mark on wall, over fireplace, pan down to fireplace. CU Bed
    in room,pan to belongings outside. SV Men stacking belongings on pavement. Cu Woman crying., men comforting her. CU Ditto. SV Preparing field kitchens. SV
    Handing out basins for soup. SV Men walking towards in flooded lane with calf. SV Men with calf on dry land.

    SV Soldiers handing dog from boat to man on dry land. SV Lone horse walking around in flood water. GV Wintery sun over the North sea flooded area.

    ENGLAND: 300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many striken points from Yorkshire to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic film report of wide-spread disaster. Also scenes of survivors of 'Princess Victoria' at Donaghadee harbour.

    48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition to many more places in England. Founless, England GV Of the Nissen huts flooded at Foulness.

    ENGLAND: 300 PERISH IN CYCLONE WEEK-END. From air and many striken points from Yorkshire to Kent, Paramount cameramen bring dramatic film report of wide-spread disaster. Also scenes of survivors of 'Princess Victoria' ferry, at Donaghadee Harbour. 48 HOURS LATER. CALAMITY REVEALS ITS FULL SCALE. On aftermath of floods further films show plight of Holland, in addition to many more places in England. Canvey Island, England GV Air V Flying over Canvey Island area.
    Another Air v Ditto, showing flooded streets. Nearer Air V Ditto, showing flooded houses and field. Closer Air V Ditto showing gaps in wall. G Air V
    Canvey Island, flooded. 66ft

    GV Pan Flooded area of Canvey Island showing houses. SV House surrounded with water. SV Rowboat past bungalows in flooded street. SV Rowboat along flooded street. GV Ditto. SV Men, rescuing woman from flooded house. SV Men carrying woman. GV Bus and lorry in flooded street.

    SV Pan Milkman delivering milk. CU Passing milk thru window of building. GV Pan Flooded area and repair work on dyke. SV Pan Men putting sandbags onto damaged dyke. SV Another section of dyke being sandbagged. CU Ditto. GV Men filling sandbags with earth. CU Ditto. SV Men passing sandbags. GV Men repairing damaged dyke.

    Disasters and Accidents; Weather; Ships and Boats; Self-Reference; Great Britain

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1IP38IZPKUVVS3XYRMRB03IZ3
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IP38IZPKUVVS3XYRMRB03IZ3
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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