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  • Short Summary

    Scenes of flooding around the River Jumna in Delhi, India.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Delhi, India.

    The River Jumna floods vast areas around Delhi.

    Aerial shot of the flooded areas showing where the Jumna River has burst its banks into the surrounding territory. Aerial views of Delhi showing the Government House and the Constituent Assembly building.

    Aerial views of isolated houses and mounds where people gather for refuge, amid massive sheets of water.

    Shots of half submerged houses and buildings with people wading unconcernedly in the foreground. M/S of an Indian pushing a cycle through the water. Others push a boat with two men in it and carry things on top of their heads.

    River waters moving rapidly along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2172.07
    Media URN:
    64188
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:19:00 / 01:30:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 1817 C

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