• Short Summary

    A WEEK AFTER THE LAST MAJOR EARTHQUAKE TREMOR HIT SICILY, THE PEOPLE OF RUINED TOWNS AND VILLAGES ON THE ISLAND ARE SLOWLY RETURNING TO THEIR HOMES AND PICKING UP THE THREADS OF THEIR LIVES.

  • Description

    A WEEK AFTER THE LAST MAJOR EARTHQUAKE TREMOR HIT SICILY, THE PEOPLE OF RUINED TOWNS AND VILLAGES ON THE ISLAND ARE SLOWLY RETURNING TO THEIR HOMES AND PICKING UP THE THREADS OF THEIR LIVES.

    IT WAS TYPEFIED TODAY BY A WEDDING CEREMONY AMID THE RUINS -- A CEREMONY THAT WAS CONDUCTED TO THE ECHO OF EXPLOSIONS AS DEMOLITION SQUAD BLEW UP THE SHELLS OF UNSAFE BUILDINGS.

    BIG CROWDS TURNED OUT FOR THE WEDDING CEREMONY AND WATCHES THE BRIDE -- DRESSED IN WHITE -- WALK THROUGH THE STREETS OF THE SHATTERED TOWN AFTER HER MARRIAGE.

    MEANWHILE THE WORK OF FEEDING AND SUPPLYING THE VICTIMS OF LAST MONTH'S DISASTER WENT ON, WITH ARMY AND CIVILIAN AGENCIES BRINGING SUPPLIES TO THE HOMELESS.

    AND WITH TOWNSPEOPLE SLOWLY RETURNING TO THEIR HOMES, WORK IS BEING RESTARTED IN THE FIELDS.

    OVER TWO HUNDRED PEOPLE DIED IN THE SERIES OF EARTHQUAKES WHICH HAVE MADE THOUSANDS HOMELESS AND BROUGHT CHAOS TO THE ISLAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2V0WZVIUQDBRIPXCI6LR99PGV
    Media URN:
    VLVA2V0WZVIUQDBRIPXCI6LR99PGV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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