Canvey Island Floods 1953

British Pathe film

By Janet Penn

British Pathe © film showing various scenes of flood waters, flooded homes and people being rescued on Canvey Island.

The description on the film is as follows:

Canvey Island, Essex. 1953

Various shots from hill on mainland overlooking Estuary. Various shots of inundated and flooded bungalows. Travelling shots. Firemen in boats rescuing people stranded by water. Man and woman in boat. Two sunken cars.

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This page was added by Janet Penn on 19/04/2010.

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