• Short Summary

    Footage of floods in Shrewsbury and Newtown.

  • Description

    Floods dramatic report.

    L/S The flooded town of Shrewsbury. L/S Pan ditto. L/S Fast running water. M/S Flooded streets. L/S People walking across raised side walk. M/S Man carrying pram across the sidewalk. L/S Flooded street. L/S Rescue workers in punt. L/S Milk and provisions being pulled up from the punt into the first floor of the local pub. L/S Swans in the flood water. L/S Flooded street. M/S Woman sweeping water from her doorway. L/S At Newtown showing the River having subsided in foreground. Zoom in to car overturned onto its side. M/S The overturned car. L/S People walking along wrecked pavements.

    C/U Pan the damaged pavements. M/S Men laying paving stones. M/S Pile of debris outside shop. M/S Grocer's shop pan to pile of spoilt foods. C/U The ruined food, mainly butter. M/S Tins of food being emptied onto the pile. C/U Tins of the pile. L/S Garden of house showing debris and furniture. M/S Man and woman working to clean up their possessions in garden. C/U Man working. M/S Interior of house people trying to clear the mess. M/S Person sweeping

    C/U Pan up to show river flowing by through large hole in the wall. C/U Miss Taylor getting water from tap with hole in wall behind her. C/U Pan down to water pouring from tap. L/S The swollen river. Pan and zoom in to Miss Taylors house and the hole in wall. L/S The swollen river at Shrewsbury. L/S Flooded streets. L/S Man carrying small boy across the flooded street. L/S Girl getting into rescue punt. C/U Man looking out of his window. M/S The punt going past camera. L/S Man carrying woman to rescue punt. M/S The flooded town. L/S Flooded street. L/S Flooded town.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:20:00 / 01:58:00:00

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