• Short Summary

    Gales cause damage to promenades at Blackpool and Aberystwyth, and bring floods to farmland at Criccieth.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The big gale.

    Damage at Blackpool, Aberystwyth, Criccieth.

    L/S of waves crashing over promenade at Blackpool. M/S of Blackpool Tower, M/S of man walking against the gale. M/S of damage on the promenade at Aberystwyth. Various shots of the wrecked seawall already damaged by previous gales, waves crash over. Various shots of flood water at Criccieth, a car drives through the middle. Various shots of flooded farmland. M/S of collapsed railway bridge, the camera pans across the line suspended in mid-air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    991.02
    Media URN:
    18378
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:12:00 / 01:02:05:00
    Canister:
    38/95

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