• Short Summary

    Drainage schemes and pumping stations help reclaim the land flooded by heavy rain.

  • Description

    Land reclamation.

    Various locations.

    L/S aerial shots of floods over Britain including roads, fields, and swollen rivers. Farmers drive their cows through the water and people row along in boats. Various shots of drainage scheme in Bridgwater, Somerset. Various shots as bulldozers tackle the earth. Various shots of a pumping station at Gold Corner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1548.10
    Media URN:
    49682
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:38:00 / 01:19:15:00
    Canister:
    NSP 326

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