• Short Summary

    A Louisiana city is flooded and water is so deep that people can swim in the streets.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Down In Dixie".

    United States of America (USA).

    VS Aerials of flooded streets and fields surrounding a city in Louisiana.

    VS In the flooded streets, showing people moving about in boats and swimming in the streets. Also shots of man and woman wading through floods pulling tin bath in which their baby is sitting, also usual flood shots of half submerged cars and water up to the windows of shops and houses. Several shots of a girl in a swimming costume wading along flooded street looking in shop windows with water up to her waist. Shots of people being evacuated in small boats as the water level rises.

    (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.11
    Media URN:
    21080
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:40:00 / 01:12:52:00
    Canister:
    40/70 (Dublin)

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