• Short Summary

    Floods cause problems in the West Country.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The West Country. Holiday Washout".

    GV Panning shot of Lynmouth, Devon showing the new bridges made after the dreadful storm of 1952. SV Shops. CU Sign "Everything for the holidays". SV Couple looking at pacamacs hanging up in shop. CU Sign "Men's plastic macs". GV Storm clouds drifting over the West Country. Nearer shot of storm clouds drifting over the countryside. GV Combe Martin. SV Workmen clearing debris from street after flood. SV Flood water running in front of hotel window passed sign "Riverside Board Residence", pan to man brushing carpet on wall. LV Pan debris lying about in Combe Martin after storm. LV Debris piled up. GV Flattened wheat crops. SV Farm labourer picking up handful of wheat. CU Rubbing wet corn in hands, pan man looking out over countryside. GV Countryside with storm clouds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1549.11
    Media URN:
    49714
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:23:00 / 01:22:26:00
    Canister:
    58/68

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