Mount Etna Erupts 1950

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    Mount Etna erupts. Sicily.

    Aerial view pan of town of Catania. L/S Aerial view of the main crater of the volcano. LS Aerial view pan of crater during eruption. LS Aerial view of the village of Giarre. LS Aerial view of Fornazzo, one of the villages in the dangerous area. Aerial view of Milo, another threatened village. MS Through car windscreen on which wiper is operating, of policeman holding up arms at stop-block on main road. MS Police at stop block.

    Various shots of the village of Milo. MS Zafferana Etnea - a monument. MS The prefect of the village and others at map planning evacuation of the village. MS Women praying outside church. MS Religious ornament in foreground. Molten stream of lava seen in background. MS Two men rolling barrel of wine to try and save it. MS Barrels of wine being loaded onto lorry. MS Man leading bullock away.

    Aerial view pan of the town of Catania. Aerial view of the main crater of the volcano. LS Aerial view pan of the crater during eruption. Aerial view of the village of Giarre. Aerial view of Fornazzo one of the villages in the dangerous area. Aerial view of Milo, another threatened village (2 shots) LS Aerial view as the crater bursts out anew. LS Cameraman taking pictures. LS. Aerial view of lava. (2 shots) LS Aerial shots of smoke billowing from the crater as it bursts (4 shots). L/S the lava stream.

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    Media URN:
    68211
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2535.04
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:22:00 / 01:19:40:00
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    UN 2314 D
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    UN 2314 D
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