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    Material related to newsreel story "Winnipeg Wins Flood Battle" - 50/44.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Winnipeg Wins Flood Battle" 50/44.

    Material for Newsreel Story - extra shots.

    Winnipeg, Canada. Canadian Premier St. Laurent visits area caught by bad flooding. Newsreel material from Canada.

    MS Mr Louis St. Laurent, Canadian Premier, stepping down from 'plane at Stevenson Field. MS He is greeted by Premier of Manitoba, Douglas L Campbell and Brigadier Morton. MS St. Laurent and others in jeep for tour of inspection. MS St. Laurent and others in boat on tour of town. MS St. Laurent on car load of people. MS St. Laurent posing with two small girls. MS Back view St. Laurent and Campbell surveying the flood.

    Title reads: "Floods: Report From Winnipeg".

    Aerial views of flooded areas. Cattle and horses are stranded infields. Aerials of dykes holding back water. Army engineers blow up a floating house trapped against a bridge. VS of water being pumped out of flooded cellars in city. VS street scenes in Winnipeg after floods have subsided. CU newspaper headline 'Flood Going Down In City". VS of funny beauty contest with girls wearing bags formerly used as sandbags. Ext of City Hall with sign outside. MS Viscount Alexander, wearing waders walks down steps of City Hall. He leaves in a jeep to survey the damage.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:08:00 / 01:57:53:00
    50/44 C (Selected Originals)

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