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  • Short Summary

    Shots of burst Potomac River, near Washington DC, USA.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Title reads: "After the floods in the United States".

    Potomac River, West Virginia, nr Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots flooded river, men work to rebuild burst banks. C/U President Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR). Various shots men loading plane with supplies. Plane takes off. Aerial shot flooded landscape. Plane drops supplies onto dry land.

    Various shots people clearing sludge from street with spades, pumps sluice water from road. Various shots people salvaging furniture and belongings from flood damaged houses and shops; sodden banknotes are salvaged from till, barbers chairs covered in mud, woman cleans sewing machine. Various shots men digging car out of mud.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1986.06
    Media URN:
    62056
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:01:00 / 01:23:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 1121 B

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