Canvey Floods 1953 The Clean Up

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Good scenes of British holiday makers and beaches / seaside. CU. Sign ‘Welcome to Canvey Island’ LV. Pan cars held up along road awaiting entry. GV. Damaged Canvey foreshore. SCU. Damaged settee pan up to other damaged furniture, outside bungalow. SV. An old Lady sitting on salvaged furniture. CU. Old man, GV. Pan sea wall being repaired. SV. Mr. and Mrs. Ingram and son Danny who were rescued by boat from hole in roof…. repairing furniture. SV. Mrs. Ingram brushing mattress. SCU. Angle shot another islander scrubbing carpet. GV. Crowded Canvey Island beach. SV. A little girl paddling. SCU. A nude child standing beside pram with mother.

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