• Short Summary

    People begin the clear up after terrible floods in a Devon village.

  • Description

    Lynmouth, Devon.

    GV. Battered Lynmouth, as seen from wrecked garage. SV. Cups and Saucers on tables in a wrecked restaurant. SV. Homeless people walking around. AS. Suspended front gate. People pointing to where houses used to stand. CU. Sign on gate 'Bed and Breakfast' SV. Homeless people walking about. CU. Dog laying on pavement, pan up to wreckage of houses of rubble. GV. Lynmouth coastline. Battered and overturned cars on seashore. SV. LS. Boat searching for bodies out at sea, pan down to wrecked motor cycle. LV. Pole and ambulance men carrying away body on stretcher. SV. Another body being hauled ashore, from small boat and placed on a stretcher. GV. Wrecked street in Lynmouth. SV. Pan, woman clearing rubble from house, and throwing over wall. SV. Pots and pans at side of house. SV. Man scrubbing pots and pans. SV. Swirling water. SV. Bulldozer clearing rubble from street. SV. Men drilling rocks and boulders. SV. Bulldozers at work. SV. Front view Bulldozer at work. SV. huge Boulders. GV. Men clearing away debris pan down to fast-moving river.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene 'H')

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    26.14
    Media URN:
    27387
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:16:00 / 01:13:43:00
    Canister:
    52/69

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