• Short Summary

    Floods hit towns and countryside in Devon.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Floods hit the west.

    Exmouth and Exton, Devon.

    M/S milkman wading through knee deep flood water in Exmouth. Various shots of flooded Exmouth streets with people walking through the water. M/S delivery van going along a flooded street. M/S woman sweeping her front doorstep, pan down to show flood water a few inches below her step. Interior shot of mud and slime on the floor of the house, pan up to show the high water mark on the wall. M/S of a fence uprooted complete with brick foundations by the raging flood water. M/S pile of bricks in the road.

    L/S water rushing from one field into another. M/S flooded fields. L/S swollen river travelling under bridge. Various shots of the fast flowing river, pan to M/S of Exton Church which has collapsed because of the floods. L/S of the Belfry leaning at a drunken angle. M/S interior of the collapsed church. L/S of the thatched roof lying buckled on the ground. M/S flooded Exton street. M/S house in Exton which has collapsed. M/S flooded fields in Devon.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:41:00 / 01:25:38:00

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