• Short Summary

    Fierce gales around the south coast of England wreck ship and flood rivers.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'GALES AND FLOODS POUND SOUTH COAST'.

    Margate, Berwick, Maidstone, Southampton and Sandgate.

    GV Rough seas at Margate, Kent, pan down to waves. SV Large wave breaking over promenade at Margate. GV Cases littering beach from wreck at Berwick, East Sussex (?). GV Heavy seas pounding wreck of Norwegian MV RASK at Scremerston Point. GV beach littered with cargo of wrecked ship pan to ship. MV Ship being battered by heavy seas. GV Flooded area at Maidstone, Kent. MV Barge blocking bridge. SCU Two men working on deck of barge; pan to tiller.

    MV Liner 'SS Washington' steaming into dry dock at Southampton, Hampshire. CU Wood block covering hole in ship's side. SV 'Washington' in dry dock. CU Bows of ship. GV Pebbles strewn over promenade at Sandgate, Kent. SV Pan bulldozer type lorry clearing rubble from promenade. GV Wrecked castle. CU Breached wall of Sandgate castle (2 shots). MV Elevated stonework of castle on beach. CU Breached wall of castle pan down to beach pan up to GV sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3421.32
    Media URN:
    52545
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:11:00 / 02:01:30:00
    Canister:
    50/12

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