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Scenes of vehicles attempting to move along flooded roads, filmed in the 1930s.
A Typical Budget [West Sussex News Items]
A film complilation showing notable events in Bognor Regis and nearby locations in West Sussex that includes the S.S. Mango ashore at Selsey and the ruins of Cowdray House, Midhurst.
[Broadstairs & St. Peter's Items]
|Date||1936 - 1937||ID||1023|
A compilation of items filmed by Enid Briggs in Broadstairs in the late 1930s. The selection includes variety performances staged on Broadstairs sands, rough seas and storm damage, a flower show, a display by the Red Cross and the 'Broadstairs Dickens Festival'.
The Great Storm 1953
Scenes of the devastation caused by the severe storms of winter 1953. This amateur film-maker’s record shows the rough seas still battering the coastline at Hampton. The film is intertitled throughout.
The Herne Bay Newsreel 1953 Coronation Year
This is one of a series of newsreels made by John Clague, featuring events in the town of Herne Bay. Thjs film includes major events of 1953 including the Great Storm early in the year, Herne Bay Golf Club, the town carnival, Coronation celebrations, the Conservative garden party and finishes with the 'Cripplecraft' charity fete.
[Family Scenes; Gardening]
|Date||1959 - 1961||ID||983|
A home movie featuring a domestic garden belonging to Mr and Mrs Robbins. The film captures the garden and the work to maintain it through the changing seasons, including the floods of 1960. Other family scenes include the wedding of their daughter and teaching their grandchild how to walk.
The Dartford Flood
A short film capturing the flooding of Dartford in 1968. Water inundates the town centre as well as outlying areas. The Fire Brigade pump out buildings and people are transported through the town centre in a rowing boat.
A short home movie featuring footage of family members in a public park and playing in a back garden. The film includes a short scene of a street in Edenbridge under flood water.
|Date||17 September 1968||ID||85|
An amateur film of the severe flooding at Molesey in 1968 showing general scenes of the flood, including; people in rowing boats or wading through the streets, flooded houses, and the army and fire brigade helping flooded residents.
[Flood at Guildford]
Scenes of flooding in Guildofrd in 1968. Aerial views are shown along with street scdenes in Onslow Street, at the bus station, Friary Street, North Street. The railway line is shown at Godalming and various river views. A person is seen canoeing along a flooded street, cars driving through flood waters and children wading through water.
Our Little River
This colour film with titles, music and voice over narrative explores the route of the Mole River in Surrey from its source to the River Thames near Hampton Court Palace. The film has opening and closing titles.
Local News Items from Southern television: Flooding in Deal
|Date||13 January 1978; 18 January 1978||ID||863|
A compilation of news items filmed by Southern Television during the aftermath of the January 1978 coastal flooding in Kent. Deal and Herne Bay beaches are seen littered with debris and interviews are conducted about the impact of the flooding. There are also a few shots of a flooded town centre.
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