• Short Summary

    Vivid pictures reveal extent of fearful flood damage in Maitland, Australia.

  • Description

    Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.

    Air view, flooded countryside & towns. Nearer shot, air view, flooded countryside and towns. LV. Army Duck going through flooded street. LV. Flooded service station in Maitland. SV. Flood waters swirling past petrol pumps. GV. Swirling water past house, & CU. LV. Railway siding with swirling waters, past signal box. LV. Swirling waters past signal box. SV. Pan, swirling waters past sidings. LV. Pan, Maitland bridge with flood waters nearly to the top. LV. Houses submerged up to eaves, & SV. LV. Plane flying over the flooded Hunter valley. SV. Supplies being pushed from plane. SV. Supplies dropping in street. SV. Supplies dropping in street. People rushing forward to collect supplies. SV. Troops loading supplies onto trucks. LV. Man waiting to be rescued in partly submerged house. SV. Bread being thrown to marooned people from launch in main street. SV. Wrecked house with hand cart on roof. SCU. A cow swimming in flooded water. SV. Children being lifted onto truck by soldiers. SV. Pan, people swimming down main road. Air view of flooded town.

    (F.G.) (Orig "K")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:08:00 / 01:05:08:00

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