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  • Short Summary

    Hurricane causes millions of dollars of damage in Miami.

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    Full title reads: "120 mile an hour hurricane renders 38,000 homeless, costs over 1000 lives and does $25,000,000 damage to Miami, America's famous winter playground".

    Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Intertitle reads: "Pathe Gazette presents first & exclusive pictures".

    M/S of a city main street; piles of debris line the way, people walks about, there are no cars. Panning shot of palm trees on scenic sea front (before hurricane). Point of view shot from car driving down sea front; all the palm trees have been bent or broken. High angled panning shot of road beside sea; debris and sizeable boats have been washed ashore.

    Intertitle reads: "Streets became swift flowing rivers".

    Various shots of flooded street, a strong wind is blowing, bending palm trees on either side.

    Intertitle reads: "Pathe cameraman risked death whilst tornado was at its height to obtain these - the most sensational live-action news pictures yet taken".

    Various shots of trees and debris blowing in wind and rain. Interior. M/S of flood water pouring through window. M/S, looking through window, of flood water streaming past. Dramatic L/S of windmill with rain and palm trees blowing across foreground.

    Intertitle reads: "After the storm had passed".

    M/S of a woman directing traffic across a bridge strewn with debris. Various shots of streets covered in debris and hurricane damaged houses. Various shots of boats that have been blown onto dry land.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:30:00 / 01:51:52:00
    G 1333

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