Damascus Shelled 1925

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    No title, paperwork reads - Damascus shelled! Pathe Gazette presents first pictures obtained under great difficulty. Syria.

    M/S as the camera pans across buildings in a square, they have not been touched, people walk in front of them. Various shots of the city after it has been destroyed. M/S of sandbags at a window. M/S of a destroyed building, the camera pans across to the people. M/S of railings, the camera pans across them. M/S of others walking about and carriages driving through. Various shots of rubble and twisted metal.

    M/S of a dome with a big hole in the top where it has been shelled. L/S of walls which have been destroyed, the camera pans up and across them. Various shots of the damage and rubble. Various shots of holes in a roof, various shots of the road and buildings. A man walks past the rubble of a building.

    Note: there are two other similar versions of this item with the same title, one is black and white, the other orange tinted in G 1249 on *PM0436*.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    20005
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    436.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:33:00 / 01:44:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1249
    Sort Number:
    G 1249
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    RADWAN Syria History
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