• Short Summary

    People come out to witness the River Severn Bore, a wave which causes the river to rise.

  • Description

    River Severn Bore.

    Gloucester - River Severn.

    M/S measuring post in the river. M/S as a man looks at his pocket watch and calls his family out. They are looking at the Severn Bore, a natural phenomenon of a wave which is two or three feet high and runs along the river causing the levels to rise. Various shots of the river rising and creeping up the measuring post. People stand around and watch. L/S of the wave coming up the river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1271.16
    Media URN:
    34341
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:45:00 / 01:24:57:00
    Canister:
    NP 271

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