• Short Summary

    The island of Kyushu is smashed by floods - 664 die, hundreds more are injured.

  • Description

    Kyushu Japan.

    LV people walking through floodwater. It is raining. Pan to GV, flood on the island of Kyushu. LV flooded area. LV boat crossing floodwaters to small hillock. CU boatman's pole going into water pan up to boatman. LV refugees from flood sheltering under umbrellas on dyke. SV towards, refugee walking through water with brolly. GV floodwater swirling down street. SV floodwater lapping against pole. LV people standing in town, pan to raging floodwater. LV refugee crossing floodwater in town. SV man and child walking in floodwater with dog. SV three refugees standing in front of shop watching floodwater. CU floodwater, pan to partly submerged houses.

    CV pan, refugees walking back to city of Kurume. LV refugees on rafts. SV boat nearing dry land. SV people returning to city. SV kids huddled up in railway station waiting for food. SV food, pan up to kids. CU two men wearing traditional straw hats. CU old woman. SV back view, two traditionally dressed men looking over floodwaters.

    (F.G.) (Orig "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    104.03
    Media URN:
    28624
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:38:00 / 01:04:09:00
    Canister:
    53/52

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