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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the devastation caused by gale force winds.

  • Description

    Note: Location of the events is unknown.

    Full titles read: "BRITAIN "GALE" SWEPT ! - Fallen houses and trees many houses and trees - many killed and injured tragic result of this Winter's worst gale."

    Several shots of workers clearing up the debris left by fallen trees in the street, power lines are also down. M/S of small wooden hut with the roof blown off next to large bridge. M/S of workers digging large hole in the middle of a road (not tot sure what this has to do with wind damage !). Various shots of damaged buildings including a church and house with side wall missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    814.04
    Media URN:
    18767
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:54:00 / 01:08:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1677

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