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  • Short Summary

    The rivers Atlanta and Mississippi burst their banks causing great damage to property and possessions. Alabama, South America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Another gigantic flood disaster in South America. Thousands imperilled and huge damage as swollen rivers Atlanta and Mississippi burst their banks. Alabama.

    L/S of the scene from above, everything is partially under water including houses and trees, the aeroplane flies overhead to show more similar scenes plus people stood at the side of the water. Various shots of houses under water taken from a railway track.

    Intertitle - 'Feathered "Orphans of the storm!" Two hens sit amidst the flood on bits of wood.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    784.10
    Media URN:
    35723
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:31:00 / 01:33:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1594

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