• Short Summary

    Floods and severe gales at Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Description

    Titles read: "VIOLENT STORM LASHES CAPE" (Dublin issue).

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Brief shots of very rough seas at Cape Town. Various shots of flooding in the area after severe storms. Children paddle in flooded streets. A truck moves along a flooded road. At the coast two women and a man stand on the sea front, getting drenched by the huge waves coming over the sea wall. Foam from the sea is blown onto the prom by the driving wind; a car comes along and gets covered in it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1316.14
    Media URN:
    43610
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:19:00 / 01:25:38:00
    Canister:
    42/8 (Dublin)

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