• Short Summary

    Bad weather in America - Hurricane Gracie in S. Carolina and snow storms in Colorado.

  • Description

    Title reads: "What Awful Weather in the U.S.!"

    South Carolina, United States of America (USA).

    Panning shot men walking knee deep in water. G/V street on the Atlantic seaboard in South Carolina where Hurricane Gracie is raging. G/V sea wall with water being whipped over it by the gale force wind. M/S person walking in street with his clothes being blown over his head. G/V waves breaking over the sea wall. G/V house with water flying up the drive, pan to the water in the road.

    G/V car moving along flooded street. C/U ornamental bird bath almost submerged. M/S ancient cannons along the sea front with water flowing around them. G/V water raging down a street. L/S uprooted tree. L/S ruined remains of an open air market with water lapping round it. G/V factory with half the roof and the front of the building torn away. G/V shop from which the window has been blown. M/S building with half the roof missing. M/S twisted advertisement hoarding. Panning shot flooded street.

    Denver, Colorado.

    Travel shot through snow covered trees. L/S car coming towards camera under broken bough of tree. Travel shot through the trees. M/S snow covered road. C/U fallen branch across bonnet of car. C/U children playing in the snow. C/U children throwing snowballs.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:16:00 / 01:41:25:00

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