• Short Summary

    Description not available

  • Description


    U.S.A.: RECORD FLOODS MAKE 100,000 HOMELESS. Mid-West:- First pictures from Missouri and Mississippi Valleys. President Truman flies over flooded area to Omaha, to confer with States' Governors. U.S.A. G Air V Flying over flooded area from Kansas City to Omaha. Air V Flying over little community completely surrounded by water. G Air V Flying over City. GV Flooded street. GV Ditto. GV Ditto. GV City building of Council Bluffs, Iowa. GV Int. Mayor's Office. CU Arm band 'TOP BRASS - MAYOR MULQUEEN' Pan to Mayor's head. SV Mayor, James F. Mulqueen & Radio Operator in b-g. CU Radio operator. GV People listening to broadcast over P.A. outside. CU P.A. LV Moving furniture out of house into lorry. SCU Ditto. Side V Loading chest onto truck. Side V Furniture onto truck. GV Pan Giant excavator round corner at speed. SV Pan Truck load of earth round corner. SV Pan Excavator round bend. SV Labour gang placing sand bags on river bank. SV Ditto. GV Truck loads of earth towards river. SV Trucks tipping earth onto embankment. SV Filling bags with cement outside building. SV Ditto, Pan to bags against building. CU Of An Armed Guard. GV Pan Sandbags against building. GV Omaha Standard building with wooden buttress around it. GV Sandbagging the electric apparatus. GV Flooded street. Air V Flooded countryside. 149ft



    CU Mr. Truman in plane... LIB. NO. 19696.



    SV Mr. Truman's plane over flooded area... LIB. NO. 19696.



    CU Mr. Truman looking out of window of plane... LIB. NO. 19696.



    Air V Flood around Factory. Air V Large expanse of water. Air V Flooded countryside.



    U.S.A.: RECORD FLOODS MAKE 100,000 HOMELESS. Mid-West:- First pictures from Missouri and Mississippi Valleys. President Truman flies over flooded area to Omaha, to confer with States' Governors. 149ft



    United States of America; Personalities - Politicians; Weather; Disasters and Accidents; Harry S Truman (1884-1972)




    Initials


    Mid-West

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6PWYLH7YMNQH582WG08CW4DEU
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PWYLH7YMNQH582WG08CW4DEU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment