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  • Short Summary

    Hurricane damage on houses and buildings in Sheffield, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Sheffield, Yorkshire.

    Various shots of the damage caused at the Sheffield Technical College extension by a falling crane during hurricane. CU. Man in cloth cap. CU. Gale damage outside Town Hall. Shot of Sheffield Town Hall with fountain playing in foreground. CU. Figure of "Thor" on top of Town Hall. Various shots of damaged prefabricated houses. Several shots of the tea being served in a hospital canteen. Various shots of the children in temporary army beds in local school. Various shots of the children's heads in beds. MS. Police sergeant and police woman sitting at desk writing. GV. Modern looking school building. Various shots of Sheffield with signs of hurricane. Various shots of damaged prefabricated houses with people trying to salvage good items.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 18/02/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2617.17
    Media URN:
    70209
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:51:00 / 01:29:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 3589 B

Comments (1)

  1. Mrs Rene Y Harris says

    The figure at the top of the town hall is VULCAN not THOR. Please amend your description.

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