• Short Summary

    Severe flooding and freezing conditions in the United States.

  • Description

    Titles read: "AMERICA - WINTER LASHES FIVE STATES".

    United States of America.

    Several shots of flooded streets in Cincinnati on the Ohio River. Cars are more than half covered with water. A couple row down a street in a boat. 'For Sale' sign sticking out above the water. Rain beating down hard on a street. A lorry makes its way through water causing clouds of spray.

    General view of snow-covered area. A bulldozer and men with shovels work to clear snow. At a second-hand car dealer's forecourt we see cars covered in snow and ice. A man breaks ice off bonnet of car with shovel. A hand reaches in to break ice off the rear seat.

    At a supermarket at Warren, Ohio we see several shots of goods damaged by floods being shovelled into a wheelbarrow and taken away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1567.19
    Media URN:
    58737
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:36:00 / 01:37:40:00
    Canister:
    59/10

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