• Short Summary

    20 plus deaths follow as a flood hits a Devon town.

  • Description

    Lynmouth, Devon.

    GV. Rushing waters through Lynmouth. SV. Rushing waters in front of damaged houses. CU. Rushing waters. GV. Water rushing down main street (Westlyn) SV. Waters uprooted tree trunk in front of cafe. SV. Policeman looking at flooded Westlyn river pan to river GV. Peaceful river flowing down wooded hillside & SV. SV. Boulders in river & CU. CU. Rushing waters GV. Swollen Westlyn river flowing thro' Lynmouth. Raging waters near where river changed course. SV. Damaged Hotel. CU. Pan Damaged hotel. SV. Salvage fo damaged cars. CU. Number plate END 737. SV. Car on side. SV.Fallen tree blocking car. SV. Police and ambulance men helping in salvage work. (Line across river) Policeman with walkie, talkie. sV. Police, ambulance men salvaging. Policeman Thumbs up. SV. Soldiers repairing road, GV. Soldiers preparing to make bridge across river. SV. Men Clearing roads. & CU. LV. Shopkeepers salvaging stock. SV. Stock on shelves. SV. Mud covered shop floors. SV. Man checking till. SV. Damaged tree and houses. CU. Sign. GV. From house swollen river.

    (Orig. & Dupe Neg.) (title Scene "H")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:14:00 / 01:45:20:00

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