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    ENGLAND: WEATHER TRIES TO DROWN US! Fleetwood:- Lancashire seaside town wins fight against season's highest tide. Maidenhead:- Thames -side town becomes a Venice as river floods streets. Maidenhead England: GV Thames at Maidenhead overflowing banks. TV Traffic thru flood water alongside river. GV Traffic thru flooded Maidenhead Hight St. Another GV Ditto. SV Motorbikes along flooded street. SV People walking on raised platform above flood water. LV Woman being helped along raised platform past the ARK Public House. CU Sign 'THE ARK' CU Wooden planks up to shop doorway. GV Pan Flooded area. SV Men with bikes getting onto lorry - the last one carrying angling equipment. BV Lorry moving off. SV Post Office Workers working on flooded underground telephone cable. CU Man working on cable in flooded manhole. CU Rushing flood water at Baulter's Loch. GV Pan River.



    ENGLAND: WEATHER TRIES TO DROWN US! Fleetwood:- Lancashire seaside town wins fight against season's highest tide. Maidenhead:-Thames-side town becomes a Venice as river floods streets. Fleetwood, England GV High tide lashing seawall at Fleetwood. Closer V Ditto. SV Looking other way - sea lashing newly made sea barrier. CU Borough Surveyor, Mr. William Melville, pointing. SV Bulldozer pushing rubble towards. CU Lorry tipping rubble. LV Pan Mile long lorry queue, loaded with rubble. Shot From Top of lorry - pan down showing rubble. SV Policeman directing National Coal Board Lorry to dumping site. SV Pan Soldiers carrying bulks of timber for making road to facilitate movement of lorries. LV Soldiers constructing wooden road. Night shot Lorry passing in front of searchlights. CU Searchlight - pouring rain. GV Lorry passing in front of searchlight. GV Men working on breach while tide is out. LV Breach in wall - bulldozer showing rubble over edge. CU Borough Surveyor, Mr. Melville, M.I.C.E. LV Lorry tipping more rubble over seawall edge.



    GV Naval Helicopter flying out over sea - starts to turn. GV Helicopter flying along water's edge near seawall. GV Sea breaking over barrier.



    FADE



    ENGLAND: WEATHER TRIES TO DROWN US! Maidenhead: - Thames-side town becomes a Venice as river floods streets. Maidenhead, England CU Rushing water at Boulter's Loch. GV Pan River.



    Weather; Disasters and Accidents; Great Britain




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    Fleetwood

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2TSBS4OWKASP3741UWVVJYB4X
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TSBS4OWKASP3741UWVVJYB4X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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