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Lost April: The Flood of '37

"Fascinating London mythology put together so precisely."
- CBC Radio

It was a once-in-a-century event and it happened to London on April 26, 1937. The Thames River, swollen from five days of continuous rain, burst its banks and flooded the city. Over 1000 houses were washed out. One in twenty Londoners were left homeless. Property damages mounted into the millions. People's lives were changed and destroyed in the space of a single afternoon. The papers called it "London's worst catastrophe of the century."

In addition to gripping interviews with flood survivors, Lost April contains riveting film footage and radio broadcasts from one of the darkest days in London's history.



VHS copies of Lost April can be purchased for $28.69 from:

The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
1424 Clarke Road
London, Ontario, N5V 5B9
519-451-2800, ext 0

All proceeds will benefit the Authority.