• Short Summary

    A hurricane causes widespread damage to property on the East Coast of America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Hurricane sweeps U.S.A.

    New York, America (USA).

    M/S of strong winds battering trees, others have fallen over completely. M/S of rivers raging and swelling, water floods past houses. M/S as people climb into boats with their possessions to be taken to safety from their flooded homes. Various shots of the howling wind bending trees. Various shots of trees which have collapsed on houses and cars, various shots of telegraph wires which have been knocked down in the storm, one man sits halfway up one which is swinging precariously. Various shots of the damage done to property, and trees lying on their side.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    983.15
    Media URN:
    18110
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:20:00 / 01:27:11:00
    Canister:
    38/79

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