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  • Short Summary

    People rowing in the streets, being rescued, receiving supplies.

  • Description

    Rhine, Germany.

    Reel 2

    Various shots of the damage and destruction to flooded areas caused by the River Rhine breaking its banks. Pan of buildings of a town, 2 women cooking outside, People rowing in the streets, the flooding at water level, people sitting at window waving, woman man and boy being rescued by officers in a boat, men in a boat, girl wearing headscarf paddling in tray past a road sign (Crein and Amstetten 7m), men on raft, men rowing away from raft, flooded streets of town, canoe appearing from side street with women smiling, man in shorts carrying dog and wading through water, horse and cow inside a church (barely visible), man handing other man little tins, sign on wall Ludwig Roubicek, water rushing under railway sleepers, man putting stuff (food supplies?) in basket for lifting, boys lift basket up, sign Melk above water, rocks being pushed in truck by men in uniform, chucked out of truck, cars travelling over bridge, buildings surrounded by water.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:59:00 / 01:23:22:00
    UN 2649 B

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