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  • Short Summary

    Scenic shots taken from River Thames of boats on the river and surrounding countryside.

  • Description

    Floods in the Thames Valley.

    Tracking shot from boat of flooded area. Doesn't really look like a disaster sort of flood; more like a scenic travelogue tour. Opens moving past stonehouse; w/ small building & wall by water; move to rt. small boats at edge; a shed or garage actually in the water. Across river; a nice 2-story house; w/ big trees in yard; man stands at water's edge feeding ducks. Tracking shot past trees; small & larger boats; arched white bridge over a little branch of river. Past big white boats like river boats; w/ many windows; fancy trim; etc. - anchored along bank. Tracking shot from front of boat - going toward & round bend in river; pan left to see house in BG between trees. Moving toward locks - shot of gates opening as we move toward & through.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2326.30
    Media URN:
    74851
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:32:00 / 01:36:04:00
    Canister:
    ON 190 C

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