• Short Summary

    Floodwaters destroy homes and bridges in Lynmouth, in Devon, England with at least 30 people missing, and British politician Mr Macmillan visits the flooded areas

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Tragedy of Lynmouth

    ENGLAND: Devon: Lynmouth:
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    FLOODS & STORMS. Cloudburst over Lynmouth.. shots from air of gen scene River cascading thro' streets. scenes of destruction etc.. rescue work by troops and civilians. Buried cars. wrecked buildings etc etc

    LYNEHAM Airport. Changing course of West Lyn River in cloudburst.sweeps path thro' village causing vast destruction..Shots from air River sweeping thro' main street. wrecked hotels, homes shops, and bridges etc. Troops and civilians in rescue work. Search remains. long shots etc..General views etc.. Cars buried under rubble. etc

    Personalities - Politicians; Disasters and Accidents; Weather, flooding, flood waters, flood destruction, air views, aerials, Lyn river
    Background: Floodwaters destroy homes and bridges in Lynmouth, in Devon, England with at least 30 people missing, and British politician Mr Macmillan visits the flooded areas

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5YIY74JOR4P7DKJYOVQJGU9OA
    Media URN:
    VLVA5YIY74JOR4P7DKJYOVQJGU9OA
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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