• Short Summary

    Troops, prisoners of war, and civilian workers labour 24 hours a day to close the gaps and bring relief to surrounding villages and farmlands being flooded by the overflowing River Ouse

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Day and Night Struggle to Close Fen Gap

    ENGLAND: River Ouse:
    EXT

    FLOODS & STORMS Fens flooded, Ps.O.W. and troops tries to close the gap Searchlights by night illuminate the scene very good flood shots


    RIVER OUSE Bursts its banks and floods the Fens. Prisoners and troops working to close the gap. Searchlights at night helping ??? in the attempt


    SEARCHLIGHTS Searchlights helping to illuminate the scene in attempts to close the Fen gap

    peacetime, postwar, post-war, flooding, deluge, flow, swamp, destruction, wreckage, debris
    Background: Troops, prisoners of war, and civilian workers labour 24 hours a day to close the gaps and bring relief to surrounding villages and farmlands being flooded by the overflowing River Ouse

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA226UOCFW2AGPJ6MULMPLBJOO0
    Media URN:
    VLVA226UOCFW2AGPJ6MULMPLBJOO0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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