Hurricane Carla Hits Texas AKA Hurricane Carla (1961)





Unissued / unused material – dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

American newsreel item. Title reads: “Carla’s Gone But Not Forgotten”

Texas, United States of America / USA

Various shots as Hurricane Carla hits the coast of Texas. Aerial shots, 170 miles per hour winds lashing seafront buildings. Seawater runs inland. Various shots, sections of Louisiana coast with timber houses in fields underwater, deserted roads. Aerial shot of devastation in small town area. Tracking shot, past wooden shanty-town housing. MS Man wading through floodwater. MS Ships cast up on shore. Various shots utter devastation as hurricane subsides and families return to inspect the damage and rescue belongings.

Note: Date on original paperwork: 18/09/1961. American commentary.
FILM ID:2998.01

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