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  • Short Summary

    Men, women and children at Winchelsea get to work with their shovels and wheelbarrows to build a barrier which will stop the sea coming near their homes. East Sussex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "All hands to the rescue!" Every man, woman and boy, lends a hand to build barrier to keep out sea menacing their bungalow homes. Winchelsea, East Sussex.

    L/S of a woman pushing a wheelbarrow full of sand and pebbles across to the wooden barrier. M/S of boys and a lady digging and filling the wheelbarrows, young people wheel them along. M/S of a girl shovelling the sand and pebbles around the fence. Various shots as other people dig to build up the barrier.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    828.21
    Media URN:
    19029
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:39:00 / 01:35:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1708

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