• Short Summary

    The River Severn floods Worcester and surrounding areas, and ducklings have bath in Holland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - River runs riot.

    River Severn floods. Worcester, Worcestershire.

    Various shots of a flooded field in Worcester. M/S water flowing under bridge. Various shots of a flooded street. M/S boys cycling through water. L/S and C/U man walking towards camera carrying dog. M/S boys pushing boat through flooded street. M/S flooded rugby pitch. M/S flooded pub, the 'Severn View Hotel'. Interior M/S's showing water half way up the bar. M/S man wading through water to the bar. M/S flood scene at Upton-On-Severn. M/S cars driving along flooded road. L/S woman getting out of car that has stalled, she runs through the water in bare feet. M/S flooded putting green at Tewkesbury. M/S as Graham Jones starts off in his outboard motorboat and speeds around the green.

    M/S of ducks on pond in Delft, Holland, zoom out to show large pond with building in background. Interior M/S nurse Ineke Verwij bathing young baby. C/U of toy duck in bath. C/U Ineke and baby. C/U of edge of baby's bath, over the top appears the head of a young duckling. M/S as Ineke puts it in bathtub. M/S as her friend Paula Poot brings more ducklings gathered in her apron. The ducks were rescued when they were abandoned by their parents. Various shots as they are all put in the bathtub with the other duckling. Various shots of the ducklings swimming about. C/U Ineke's face. C/U ducklings standing on table drying themselves. C/U two of the ducklings. C/U head of dog looking over table. C/U duckling drying itself. M/S of the two nurses, one holding the dog the other playing with ducklings on floor.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:30:00 / 02:01:01:00

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