• Short Summary

    Britain suffers severe flooding following recent gales and rainstorms.

  • Description

    Various Locations.

    GV. & SV. People watching the River Greta at Keswick, Cumberland. CU. Rushing waters. GV. Flooded countryside at Lockerbie in Scotland, cattle feeding on dry section. SV. Cattle. GV. Muddy field. GV. Flooded countryside in Cumberland. SV. Flood water pouring over embankment. SV. Car driving through water. GV. Flooded countryside around Lake Derwent and Lake Bassenthwaite. SV. One lake flowing into the other. GV. Flooded countryside. SV. River Severn overflowing its banks at Teddington, Gloucester, pan from river to flooded road. SV. Board in flood water showing just over 2 ft. as depth of flood. GV. Motorists looking at flooded road. SV. Duck boards being placed above level of water for pedestrians. SV. Milkman wading through flood water. SCU. Woman receiving milk.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    489.19
    Media URN:
    26084
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:22:00 / 01:43:25:00
    Canister:
    54/96

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