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    Footage of the widespread floods in Somerset.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Flooding in Somerset. Muchelney, Langport, Staith and North Curry in Somerset.

    LS pan round flooded countryside at Langport. LS flooded countryside at Langport. LS Cattle in flooded meadow. LS A.A. scout passing through flooded Muchelney road. LS Car passing along same road. LS Men punting boat through flooded countryside carrying sand etc. to breach banks of river at Langport. MS Boat moving off from pile of sandbags and stakes. MS Boat drawing up to pile of sandbags. MS Men loading sandbags into boat.

    MS Towards man in boat punting churns of milk from farm isolated by flood water. (2 shots). LS Countryside under water. LS Man trudging through water on the Muchelney road. CU Road sign - 'Danger - Floods'. MS Road sign - 'Muchelney' and 'Floods' - Dept 4ft'. LS Effect shot storm clouds over flooded countryside. CU Grass poking above flooded water. LS Men in boat breaching bank of river at Langport with sandbags and stakes. CU Taken from boat of two men propelling boat along.

    CU. AA road signs - 'Muchelney' and 'Flood Water 4ft.' LS Man walking up flooded street in the village Staith. LS Car passing through flooded Staith. LS Man driving tractor along flooded street to wash mud from tractor. MS Flooded countryside. LS Farmhouse surrounded by water. LS Man watching tractor wheels in flooded street. LS Farmhouse surrounded by water. LS Flooded countryside.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:28:00 / 01:05:22:00
    UN 2254 B

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