• Short Summary

    A STORM OF EXTREME VIOLENCE DESCENDED ON MARSEILLE OCTOBER 6TH, AND TEN MINUTES OF A DEVASTATING DELUGE FLOODED STREETS, BLOCKED TRAFFIC, AND CARS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV TRAFFIC ALONG FLOODED STREET
    0.05

    2.
    SV FLOOD WATER FROM BUILDING PUMPED FROM HOSE INTO ROADWAY
    0.09

    3.
    GV ROAD CLEANING OPERATION IN PROGRESS
    0.12

    4.
    SV HOSED WATER SPRAYED TO FACILIATE CLEANING UP
    0.15

    5.
    GV HOSED WATER AND STALLED CARS
    0.18

    6.
    STV STALLED CARS
    0.21

    7.
    GV HOSING AND CLEANING
    0.26

    8.
    SV ONE CAR RESTING ON TOP OF ANOTHER
    0.29

    9.
    SV TWO JAMMED CARS WITH SPECTATORS
    0.31

    10.
    SV CAR ON TOP OF ANOTHER PAN TO SPECTATORS LOOKING
    0.37



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A STORM OF EXTREME VIOLENCE DESCENDED ON MARSEILLE OCTOBER 6TH, AND TEN MINUTES OF A DEVASTATING DELUGE FLOODED STREETS, BLOCKED TRAFFIC, AND CARS.

    IN PLACES THE WATER WAS A METRE DEEP, AND FLOODED CELLARS.

    THE PUMPS OF THE FIRE-BRIGADE WERE IN GREAT DEMAND.

    THE INUNDATION WAS PART OF A TORNADO WHICH RAVAGED THE COAST OF FRANCE FROM NICE TO PERPIGNAN. TWO DEATHS ARE REPORTED, WITH NUMEROUS WOUNDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6P49GFE1XP491LO9QCLH9EW11
    Media URN:
    VLVA6P49GFE1XP491LO9QCLH9EW11
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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