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    Item title reads - Stricken Japan. All the nations of the world unite to relieve suffering of earthquake victims. Tokyo.

    M/S as cargo is carried off boats and piled up on the dock, the camera pans across them.

    Intertitle - 'Homeless live in shacks on the lawns of the Imperial Palace.'

    The camera pans across the shacks, people walk about. M/S of people carrying their possessions. M/S as they queue up for food and various shots as they sit in a big marquee eating.

    Intertitle - 'The battleships of every navy make temporary homes for thousands of Refugees.'

    M/S of a battleship and people onboard crowded on the deck. The camera pans across the rubble of houses filmed from a travelling car, showing total devastation. We also see houses which are half demolished.

    Intertitle - 'Homeless.' Two people wander amongst three large pillars.

    Intertitle - 'The lucky ones! - Saved Europeans leave for home.'

    People crowd onto a truck and wave as it drives away. Various shots as a man walks up to a box attached to the wall which says 'Earthquakes in Japan', he puts some money in and others do the same. An elderly man walks up and puts some coins in.

    Note: this item contains some footage which is the same or similar to 'Stricken Japan' in G 1022 on *PM0318*.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:04:34:00
    G 1026
    Sort Number:
    G 1026
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    Science & Technology
    japanese earthquake 1923 megaquake
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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