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  • Short Summary

    Shot of Durham castle, and scenes of partially flooded River Thames Valley.

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    Durham Castle / Flooded River Thames Valley.

    Good MS Durham Castle on hill with bare trees in foreground below.

    Various shots flooded Thames River Valley, not obviously a disaster but high water. LS 2-storey house with tall trees around it, a man and dog stand on dock and feed the ducks. Tracking shot on water moving across and turning left passing trees along bank. Another shot looking across river at houses and man with dog and ducks.

    MS another man walking through yard towards water. Tracking shot on river moving past trees - boathouse seen through leaves. Then looking ahead moving round bend - thick trees and bushes. Another tracking shot of trees on bank the whole screen filled with leaves. MS sailing down river, another boat passes in other direction. Tracking shot past low 3-tiered waterfall; trees in background. Brief shot moving toward vine-covered cottage with dock. More CU tracking shots past leafy trees. MS tracking past house in trees with smoke coming from chimney.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:52:00 / 01:08:50:00
    ON 185 A

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