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    America: ELEV PAN Shot of raging waters past factory. SV Man wading through water, up to their waist in flooded street. CU Man swimming with head above water. GV Fast moving flood waters superimpost 'Connecticut'. PAN SHOT Fast moving water through at in Ansonic-Conn. CU Fast moving water around trees. ELEV.V. People looking out of windows, and other people waiting on porch to be rescued STV PAN down people looking out of windows. CU Showing flood water at bottom of building. SV Woman being rescued from porch of house (raining) GV Boat with rescue people breaches buoy from shown picture. CU Firemen etc., helping people off of shore. SV Rescue work from porch. SV Old lady being rescued from porch. GV Row boat being carried sideways by rushing water. SV Baby being rescued from porch of house. SIDE V Woman looking on. SV Baby being rescued. GV People waiting in line for water. PAN Ditto.



    LV Filling containers with water. LV People waiting in line. TILT DOWN Wrecked house to water. TV PAN of wrecked buildings. PAN DOWN Wrecked buildings with car underneath. SV Wrecked buildings. SV National guard walking past wrecked buildings. SV Wrecked houses. RIDE SHOT Past sigen 'Torrington'. GV PAN Wrecked houses. SV Wrecked cars. PAN of wrecked homes. PAN Ditto. AIR V Ghost town of Winsted-Conn. GV PAN Wrecked streets. SV Wreckage in front of store. SV Ditto. SV PAN Wrecked homes. GV Ditto church steeple in BG. AIR V Devistated winsted.



    Weather; Disasters and Accidents; United States of America




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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6HSB6WCX25W5U520Q7MNCW3D
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6HSB6WCX25W5U520Q7MNCW3D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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