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    Typhoon 'Viola' brings much wanted rain to Hong Kong.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Typhoon 'Viola' brings much wanted rain to Hong Kong.

    GV Across Hong Kong Harbour looking very damp and dull. VS People making their way to the Hong Kong's harbour ferry to get home before the worst of the typhoon started. CU Sign 'Ferries Stopped Running'. MS People rushing aboard the last ferry boat. LS Ferry boat leaving quay. CU Face of British sailor, with surprised look on his face. MS Girl with skirt blown up showing her legs. MS People looking out from behind shutters. GV Very choppy sea in the harbour as the typhoon begins to brew. VS Sampans in the harbour getting ready for typhoon. GV Fire engines tearing through street in Hong Kong. MS Ambulance pulls up in street. MS Little boy is loaded into the ambulance. MS Ambulance along street passes camera. VS Emergency squads taking care of fallen scaffolding from buildings. VS Water running into reservoirs for this is the first rain in Hong Kong for ten months and this typhoon is welcome as they are prepared.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 29/05/1964.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:59:00 / 01:14:15:00
    UN 3897 E

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