Another British Pathe © film.
The first part of this Pathe Newsclip is of Hartington, Nr. Buxton, Derbyshire. With snow blizzards blowing across countryside. The part about Canvey Island comes further into the clip.
The text for the Canvey part of the clip is as follows:
LV. Policeman patrolling sea wall at night. GV. flood lights illuminating countryside. SV. Troops standing by. SV. Troops walking along sea wall. SV. Other troops unloading sand bags, from boat. (night). GV. Boats bringing up sandbags in daylight. CU. Crew pointing to breach in sea wall. LV. Breach in sea wall. Troops unloading sand bags. SV. Troops stacking sand bags on wall. SV. Civilians sandbagging sea wall. GV. Sandbags being filled at H.Q. SV. Soldier humping sandbag. LV. Line of soldiers carrying sandbags walking up steps. LV. Another line of soldiers walking towards sea wall. SV. Soldiers dumping sandbags on seal wall. SCU. Soldier dumping bag. GV. Line of soldiers walking towards sea wall. SV. Soldiers dumping sandbags on sea wall. SCU. Soldier dumping bag. GV. Line of soldiers waiting for bags. GV. Soldiers and civilians working on sea wall.
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