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  • Short Summary

    Winter weather threatens sea defences at Sidmouth.

  • Description

    Title: "At Sidmouth - noted Devon Beauty Spot - an increasing (& costly!) war is being waged against ravages of the Sea".

    L/S of scenic village by the cliffs, the waves are crashing against the rocks. M/S of large waves breaking against the sea front promenade. M/S of a group of men working on the sea defences, they appear removing bits of wood and rocks from a large pile of earth.

    Note: original issue sheet refers to a wreck of a Belgian cargo steamer, this is not in edited story but is in cuts / out takes.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    444.04
    Media URN:
    25435
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:14:00 / 01:06:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1256

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