• Short Summary

    Floods in Italy and the West Country.

  • Description

    Italy.

    LV. Water rushing under bridge. GV. People working in square where bus and cars are turned over. LV. Overturned bus. SV. Half submerged car. LV. Woman being carried to safety, & SV. GV. People working in flooded streets, & LV. LV. Pan, dresses and coats hanging outside shop. GV. Two women working outside shop. SV. Shop dummy, pan to sodden clothes. GV. Flooded building in the country. GV. Man looking from window in flooded house, & CU. CU. Crying women walking in street. SV. Pan, small child is lifted to safety. CU. Pan, two women crying. CU. Pan, old man carrying bundle of belongings, & LV. Pan.

    LV. Pan to long shot of the flooded River Avon at Bath, & GV. GV. The main line under water near Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, & LV. LV. Men working to clear line where bank has slipped, & SV. GV. The flooded line. LV. The Swansea to Paddington express coming through the flooded section very slowly. CU. Sign on train 'Paddington-Cardiff-Swansea'. LV. Pan as the train moves through the flooded section, & SV. SV. Guard watching. GV. As the train goes away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2013.01
    Media URN:
    55956
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:02:15:00
    Canister:
    66/90

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