• Short Summary

    Crack in dam wall causes floods in Los Angeles, California.

  • Description

    Los Angeles, United States of America (USA).

    GAV. The dam with water pouring through a hole. Strong force of water gushes through the hole and it gets larger. GV. The hole in the dam with water pouring through. Camera pans up to show torrent of water rushing down hill. Various shots of the torrent moving on its way. GAV. Cars being swept along in street. GV. Flooded street with half submerged cars. GV. A car as the water flows past. GV. Pan, marooned cars, & SV. Air shots as plane approaches and goes closer to gap in dam. AV. Over the wrecked houses showing vast amount of mud, & AV. GV. Pan, wrecked homes. SV. Wrecked house, & SV. SV. Family walking through mud. SCU. Feet walking through mud. SV. People waking through mud. SV. Excavator shifting mud. GV. Pan along course that the water took to wrecked houses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1784.03
    Media URN:
    55036
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:56:00 / 01:07:45:00
    Canister:
    63/103

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