Easter celebrations marred by snow and floods in the West of the USA.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Spring Snow And Floods Hit The West". American voiceovered newsreel material.
United States of America (USA).
Two shots of snow covered trees and bushes in Denver, Colorado. LS Woman walking into shop wearing headscarf and boots. CU Notice on shop window - Easter Values. Two GVs of women's clothes in shop windows. Two GVs of a gardening shop showing plants for sale. GVs of snow covered parks. showing them to be deserted. MS Deer making its way across snow covered park.
Various shots of floods in Iowa caused by melting snow swelling the rivers. causing widespread damage. Sandbags are used in an attempt to stop the Cedar River from rising, but no avail. Various shots of flood victims as they arrive at temporary emergency depots. and of them being given hot drinks.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 29/03/1961.