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    Item title reads - Many homes collapse.

    Houses collapse after being built on unsafe ground. Brentwood, California, America (USA).

    Camera pans across collapsed house in Brentwood. M/S's of the hillside dotted with collapsed houses, pan down to show cracked ground. C/U man inspecting large fissure. M/S man inspecting wrecked house. M/S wrecked house. L/S swimming pool, pan up to show house collapsed beside it. Pan across wrecked houses along a road. M/S's interior of smashed house. M/S 'street closed' sign. C/U notice 'Unsafe do not enter', pan back to C/U of man who spent his life savings of £20,000 on his house. Pan with women carrying belongings from house which is not wrecked but considered unsafe. M/S as they load belongings onto a lorry. Various shots of the wrecked houses.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54132
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1746.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:54:00 / 01:40:54:00
    Canister:
    63/5
    Sort Number:
    63/005
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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