• Short Summary

    Gale whipped seas flood Jaywick and leave 2000 tourists out of their bungalows.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SEA FLOODS OUT HOLIDAYMAKERS".

    Jaywick nr Clacton, Essex.

    General view of flooded road - people in centre of road putting belongings on hand cart. Sign 'Alvis Avenue', bungalow in background. Water nearly up to the sign. Man, woman and child standing in doorway of bungalow - flood water surround them. Several women being pushed along flooded road in boat. Men pushing barrow with personal belongings on it, headed by small boy in inflatable dinghy. Back shot, people leaving chalets. Notice 'Chalet to Let.' Several shots of the holidaymakers crowding around cars, getting ready to leave. Long shot of flooded bungalows. Men filling the breaches in sea wall with tree branches. Sea lapping against breakwater. General view, rainbow over sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1434.28
    Media URN:
    46769
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:46:00 / 01:50:40:00
    Canister:
    48/65

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