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  • Short Summary

    All over Europe flooding causes catastrophe.

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    Hungary, Holland and Devon

    Title: "A Watery World! 200,000 people rendered homeless in worst floods for many years in Hungary".

    Point of view shot from the front of a boat moving through a flooded village, ducks swim past half submerged trees and cottages. L/S of a rowing boat passing a row of flooded cottages (image cropped into a circle shape).

    Intertitle: "Dutch Royal Family visit and help in rescue of marooned villagers in Limburg".

    L/S of a bungalow submerged in flood water. L/S of people in a boat coming down town street. Various high angled shots of a train and carriages ploughing through flood water.

    Intertitle: " ... Huge landslide follows the heavy rains at beautiful Lyme Regis (Devon)."

    Various panning shots of a steep muddy slope, trees and shrubs have been uprooted, turf has broken into lumps.

    Note: for more shots of floods of 1926 please see records for WATER WATER EVERYWHERE in G 1257.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:16:00 / 01:45:03:00
    G 1258

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  1. nigelamor says

    It should be noted that Lyme Regis is in Dorset.

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