• Short Summary

    Hurricanes along East Coast of United States, high winds and tides damage houses and boats, evacuaees leave homes, snow in other parts of the States

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Gales Lash Atlantic Coast of America

    USA: Various:
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    AEROPLANES AMERICAN Skymaster takes off from La Guardia Airport..another stands in 3ft flood water...covering field

    FLOODS AND STORMS. 100 mph hurricane on Atlantic seaboard causes floods thro New York..Car stand in water, some make progress..steam escapes thro' streets..on Waterfront small craft smashed to bits...watermen leave yacht..men covered in spray hang on to railing..la Guardia Airport covered to depth 3ft Skymaster grounded another takes off..Staten Island being evacuated

    MOTORING. Motoring brought to virtual standstill in New York... Vehicles stand in water floods...some manage to move thro' wind..In Pennsylvania and Ohio cars being dug out of big snow drifts..car under fallen tree

    NEW YORK 100mph hurricane hits New York. Cars standing in water some trying to move against hard wind..escaping steam Along waterfront small craft smashed to bits. flotsam watermen leave yacht..At La Guardia 3ft water covers field Skymaster stands in water..another takes off along runway Staten island evacuated..man covered with sprat

    SNOW Freak fall of snow blankets Pennsylvania and Ohio..Car being dugout of huge drifts..clearing streets

    STORMS 100 mph hurricane on Atlantic seaboard causes floods in New York..Cars at standstill..La Guardia under 3ft water Skmaster takes off..Staten Island evacuated.. on waterfront small craft smashed to bits..men leave yacht..man covered with spray

    Weather

    vehicles, cars, hurricane, waterfront, boat, sailboat, harbour, harbor, wreckage, debris, airport, airplane, aeroplane, destruction, flooding, rescuers, victims, snow, tidal surge, tide, evacuation, New York city
    Background: Hurricanes along East Coast of United States, high winds and tides damage houses and boats, evacuaees leave homes, snow in other parts of the States

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADRWTN27C73A1KOR61G9LO0S0
    Media URN:
    VLVADRWTN27C73A1KOR61G9LO0S0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1950
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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