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  • Short Summary

    Flooding disrupts life in Britain.

  • Description

    Title: "WATER, WATER ... EVERYWHERE! Every low lying part of Country flooded out by torrential rains".

    M/S of a delivery van driving through shallow water flooding a street of terrace houses. M/S of deep flood water rushing past wooden posts and the end of a building. Point of view shot taken on board a boat passing a row of wooden bungalows with flood water lapping at the front doorsteps. M/S of a wooden bungalow with a large sign advertising the 'Bridge Cafe', rising flood water obscures part of the sign. C/U of water rushing past wooden posts.

    Intertitle: "This is the way we go to school".

    M/S of a row of children walking past terrace houses, they avoid the flood water by walking along special raised planks. M/S of three schoolboys walking on stilts to avoid the water.

    Note: please see separate records for other two versions and separate record for cuts / out takes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:38:00 / 01:14:44:00
    G 1257

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