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  • Short Summary

    The river Tarn bursts its banks causing widespread destruction in Montauban, France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Appalling flood disaster. Hundreds killed, 10,000 homeless as swollen river Tarn sweeps through, destroying towns and villages of rich wine district of South West France. Montauban.

    Various shots of the river flowing past houses. M/S of men working on the waterlogged railway track. Various shots of the devastation caused, with trees torn up and houses demolished. M/S of a pile of rubble. Various shots of damaged buildings. M/S as a man picks his way through a pile of rubble on the street. M/S of people sat on the road with their possessions, M/S of a collapsed house in the water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    820.16
    Media URN:
    18889
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:00:00 / 01:25:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1692

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