• Short Summary

    Extra flood defences are built to protect East Anglian sea front and river side homes.

  • Description

    Title reads: "East Anglia". Extra flood defences are put in place.

    LV Pan swollen River Ouse.

    MV Men at work on dyke bank.

    CU Shovels turning over mud.

    CU Man digging.

    CU Spade lifting over mud.

    SV Bulldozer riding over mud.

    MV Mr A Beasley, Great Ouse Catchment Board Engineer, chatting with workman.

    LV Bulldozer pushing mud up bank. CU Bulldozer pushing mud up bank.

    LV Bridge over river pan to sandbagged houses.

    MV Sandbagged houses. CU Sandbagged houses.

    MV Baptist Chapel pan to workmen standing by on dyke.

    CU Workman. CU Workman's hands holding spade. CU Workman.

    MV Policeman with bicycle pan to water flowing under bridge.

    LV Bank protecting houses. GV. Pan sea front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1407.42
    Media URN:
    45813
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:25:00 / 01:53:08:00
    Canister:
    49/23

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