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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Floods" - 68/76.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Floods" - 68/76.


    Similar footage to cut story. M/S swans on river. M/S cafe. M/S gate. M/S boats. M/S children running to gate and sitting on it. M/S flood water flowing. M/S man boarding up door. M/S mud, pan to man hammering board. L/S floods. M/S cinema advertising 'Camelot', pan down to flood water. M/S policeman speaking through walkie-talkie. M/S children playing, M/S policemen. A boy rides bicycle through water. M/S tractor and truck riding past. M/S tractor driving along. M/S man salvaging his tools etc. C/U sign 'road flooded' pan up to vehicles.

    M/S tractor and trailer with woman stood on it, pan to flood water near house, M/S men stood in flooded street. A man drives down street. M/S of platform on top of tractor, a woman stands on it, pan to man with bucket and brush. M/S of the scene. M/S tractor driving past. C/U sign 'Hale Street (East Peckham)'. M/S house. M/S flooded road. M/S dingy on road, people stand about. C/U sign 'Kent County Constabulary Underwater Search and Rescue'. M/S as men put dinghy on top of van. Pan across flooded countryside. M/S flooded street. Police van drives along with dinghy on top. M/S as other vehicles drive through water. M/S sheep in field, next field is flooded.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:00:00 / 01:11:56:00
    68/76 A (Selected Originals)

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The red vehicle passing through the floods at 2:41 is a Ford Thames panel van.

    "Police van drives along with dinghy on top." - it's a Commer Walkthrough van.

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