• Short Summary

    Floods around Windsor and Eton and flood defence being built along the Mississippi River in the USA.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION - 'SOS Growing menace of appalling floods throughout country calls for immediate action by authorities'

    ENGLAND:
    EXT
    Swollen River Thames surging along / flooded street / floodwater around houses

    SLATE INFORMATION - 'Windsor....typical of a thousand other localities'

    Berkshire: Windsor:
    Eton schoolboys in tail coats and top hats walking along makeshift bridge over floodwater / car along through floodwater / lorry along through floodwater / horse led through floodwater

    SLATE INFORMATION - 'Playing fields of Eton'

    Eton:
    Flooded playing fields of Eton College

    SLATE INFORMATION - 'The Mississippi is also liable to flood......but Americans counteract it in advance'

    USA:
    Flood defences being built along the banks of the Mississippi River

    SLATE INFORMATION - 'A flexible concrete bulwark'

    Concrete flood defences being constructed

    SLATE INFORMATION - 'Chelsea thinks there may be a danger'

    ENGLAND: London:
    Railing along the River Thames having boards attached to try to prevent flooding / River Thames surging along
    Background: Floods around Windsor and Eton and flood defence being built along the Mississippi River in the USA.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8PZ0G04EU5L6KIYR5P9WREBJC
    Media URN:
    VLVA8PZ0G04EU5L6KIYR5P9WREBJC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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