FLOOD DAMAGE

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Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Construction and engineering

Genres:

  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: FLOOD DAMAGE

Reference number: 3944

Date: 1948

Sponsor: Scottish Agriculture Association

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.11 min

Description: The film shows the damage caused by a flood and the restoration process in progress.

Shotlist: FLOOD DAMAGE in South East Scotland August 1948 and Restoration Works (0.09); Gravel deposits over fields, uprooted trees jammed in rivers and lying on the ground, eroded river banks and destruction of protective works.... (0.20) ; Shots showing uprooted trees lying in rivers or on the riverbanks, fields with gravel deposits and riverbanks which have eroded (2.04); Tidal bank near Dunbar burst from the inside by the River Tyne, and restoration work in progress; gvs same, diggers work to remove deposits on riverbank; (4.56) Mechanical plant at work, including bulldozers, scrapers, and excavators;shots digger marked "Department of Agriculture for Scotland", scooping gravel from a channel, man working with a shovel; earth mover towing a fallen tree; (8.29) Restoration nearing completion, river channels in condition, and fields ploughed. (10.08); panning shots over restored landscape THE END (10.11)