• Short Summary

    A terrible earthquake causes death and devastation in Ecuador.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Quito, Ecuador. 5,000 Die In Earthquake".

    Pellileo and district, Ecuador.

    MV Ruined town. MV Cathedral La Matrix pan down to people clearing rubble.

    MV Elevated men pulling huge boulder. LV pan devastated town.

    MV Man holds nose and looks into car. MV Party removing body from debris.

    MV Men clearing debris. SV Child's leg protruding from rubble.

    MV Refugees walking along road through devastated area.

    SV Two peasants walking wearily along. MV Refugees set up camp.

    LV Wounded being evacuated by American aircraft. CU Name of mission on aircraft.

    MV Wounded being lifted aboard 'plane. SV Peasants looking on.

    MV Wounded being transferred to aircraft.

    MV Swineherd driving pigs along road. LV sheep grazing.

    LV refugees with belongings walking along road.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1421.19
    Media URN:
    46304
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:57:00 / 01:27:13:00
    Canister:
    49/66

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