• Short Summary

    Floods in various parts of France cause devastation and set off a landslide in Marsanne.

  • Description

    No title, paperwork reads - Floods in France.

    Various parts of France.

    M/S of the sign for "Angers" in France. L/S of a flooded street, people in a boat prepare to sail down it. L/S of the river and buildings in the background. M/S of the bridge with the water nearly to the top of the arches.

    L/S of road in Ancehis with water halfway up the buildings. M/S's of a lorry upside down in the water. M/S of flooded rail tracks. M/S of the river at Nantes which is 20 feet above normal. M/S of a man trying to pump it out. M/S of waterlogged street. L/S aerial view of the flooded area.

    L/S of hillside at Marsanne. M/S of damage caused by a landslide, the camera pans across it. M/S of the mass of earth moving slowly down the mountainside. Various shots of the landslide after it has come to a stop.

    Note: this story was originally part of 'News in a Nutshell.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:54:00 / 01:34:01:00

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