• Short Summary

    Gales and high waves create problems in Sussex and Kent.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Autumn Gales And Floods Follow Summer Drought".

    Sussex and Kent coast.

    SV Waves breaking over coast. GV Promenade. Wave breaks in front of camera. SV Wave breaking over promenade rail. LV promenade, waves breaking. GV Promenade, waves breaking in front of camera. Cyclist pedalling along.

    SV Windswept trees. MV Bungalows surrounded by water. MV Bungalow surrounded by water. CU Water. Pan up to MV people standing in doorway of house. SV Firemen at water pump. SV Firemen putting nozzle in water to clear flooded house. GV People wading through flood waters.

    SV AA (Automobile Association) notice - 'Alternative route Eastbourne - Heavy Seas'. MV Pan bus ploughing through flooded area.

    GV Elevated promenade heavy seas breaking over rails. GV Prom. heavy seas breaking. SV Prom. rails Waves breaking in front of camera. MV Van driving along prom. Wave breaks over van.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1425.39
    Media URN:
    46482
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:52:00 / 01:58:55:00
    Canister:
    49/86

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