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    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

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

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Atlantic City Small Towns America Small Towns America 1960s Atlantic City 1950s and 1960s Long Island 1960s New Jersey 1960s Long Island
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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