• Short Summary

    Heavy storms and rough weather hit East Coast of USA.

  • Description

    Various, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Eastern Seaboard Hit by Savage March Storm'.

    LS. A street in Virginia where a three foot snowfall has just covered the town. MS. Three boys try digging a way through. MS. Cars just about visible under snow. MS. Men with shovel dig their cars out. MS. A path is cut and traffic gets on the move. CU. Telegraph pole blown over by the terror gales that followed the snow. Various shots of snow plough at work Various shots in the streets of New York - wind, rain, sleet, and snow causing much discomfort. MS. Ferry idle because of rough weather. Various shots of flooded streets with policeman ankle deep in water trying to direct traffic. Air to ground shots of flood water at Long Island - only roof tops are visible. Air to ground shots of small and large houses and big mansions just crumpled and wrecked. Various shots of New Jersey with rough seas breaking over wrecked prom and flooded sea front streets. Various shots of Atlantic City showing wrecked houses, amusement park and pier. Flood water is high in the streets. Good shots of very rough seas breaking over Massachusetts sea wall.

    (F.G.comb)

    Date found in the old record - 08/03/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2617.22
    Media URN:
    70214
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:51:00 / 01:35:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 3589 G

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