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  • Short Summary

    The worst floods for over 40 years affect all areas in France, reaching Paris itself.

  • Description

    Avignon, Seine et Marne, River Seine, Paris suburbs, Renault factory in Billancourt, Paris.

    Flooded streets in Avignon. Various shots of flooded areas. Various shots of surrounding countryside of Paris, where the Marne and Seine rivers have overflowed. Various shots of Parisians by the River Seine, and fishermen with their nets. French Prime Minister, Pierre Mendes-France visits various Paris suburbs, with Interior Minister Francois Mitterand. Air views of the Seine Valley, Renault automobile plant. flooded countryside around Paris. AV's Paris flooded. A.V. The statue on the Pont d'Alma in Paris of a Zouave (French colonial soldier) up to its waist in water.

    F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2662.24
    Media URN:
    79160
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:12:00 / 01:47:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 2708 F

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