• Short Summary

    Huge floods in New South Wales create havoc for large numbers of people.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Thousands Homeless In Australian Floods".

    Hunter Valley, Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.

    LV pan partly flooded houses. (For super. title).

    LV Partly flooded houses. Man in foreground wading through floods towards house.

    SV Travel shot two men standing in porch of flooded house. SV Man standing in gateway of flooded house.

    MV Man's head poking from lorry cabin which is submerged.

    SV Exterior swimming pool with floods in foreground.

    SV Flooded-wrecked houses. SV Men cleaning out hallway of flooded house.

    SV Man pointing to line on wall which indicates height of flood.

    SV Furniture, bedding etc. drying off outside house. MV Two men wiping furniture outside house. LV Yard full of furniture drying off. Man wiping cupboard in background. SV Ruined radio standing on step on house. SV Woman sitting by meagre fire.

    MS Little girl walks along road and picks up her water-soaked rag doll and drags in along behind her as she returns. MV People retrieving furniture. SV Little girl holding rag doll and crying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1417.21
    Media URN:
    46174
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:04:00 / 01:31:06:00
    Canister:
    49/55

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