• Short Summary

    Colour item showing flooded towns in Britain.

  • Description

    No title - Worst floods for 15 years hit Britain.

    Technicolor.

    M/S sun shining on flood water, pan up to cafe with water halfway up the walls. C/U cafe. M/S swollen river Medway from bridge. M/S water flowing. M/S boat half capsized. M/S looking through gate at high water. M/S swans on river. M/S people at level crossing which is down, the railway line is flooded. M/S flood water flowing. M/S of children playing in flooded street. Various shots little boy in swimming trunks and other children playing in flooded street. M/S people gathered in Tunbridge. M/S flooded high street with truck stuck in the middle. M/S flood water halfway up shops. M/S shopkeeper rescuing his goods. M/S policeman in water. M/S floods. M/S water up to windows etc. of shops. Various shots schoolboys holding onto rope and wading through flood water in the streets. M/S as table floats down the street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2073.01
    Media URN:
    56898
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:01:57:00
    Canister:
    68/76

Comments (1)

  1. MikeAsh says

    \'Tonbridge\' should be the spelling of the town name, to avoid confusion with Tunbridge Wells

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