• Short Summary

    Prince Philip visits the town that was wrecked by the terrible floods.

  • Description

    Lynmouth, Devon.

    GV. Lynmouth. The road where flood river ran (First 7 feet for supertitle.) SV. River now running in old course, Damaged houses on its banks. GV. Damaged houses and walls. SV. Wrecked house. Pile of rubble in foreground. SV. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh walking through Lynmouth with Mrs. Slater, Chairman of the Council. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Mrs. Slater showing Duke photographs and pointing up to flood level on building. SV. Damaged building. Flood level sign above first window on right. CU. Flood level sign. SV. Duke and Mrs. Slater still inspecting damage. SV. Wrecked house. GV. Caravan site at Lynton where victims now live. CU. Sign on caravan "The field in need" SV. The new unit bungalow. SV. Crowd SV. Duke opening new unit bungalow. SV. Crowd waving. SV. Duke waves to crowd as he leaves. SV. River running through Lynmouth. GV. River running through town.

    (Lav.) (Orig. D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    40.16
    Media URN:
    27664
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:27:00 / 01:42:25:00
    Canister:
    52/89

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