• Short Summary

    Review of the Yrar 1923 featuring opening Tutankhamen's tomb/King and Queen visit Italy/Earthquake in Japan/New Waterloo Bridge.

  • Description

    SLATE: A Review of some of the Principle Events of 1923
    SLATE: All Eyes on Egypt - Recalling the World-wide interest in the opening of Tut-Ankh-Amen's Tomb.

    EGYPT:
    Scene outside tomb of King Tutankhamen, people walking, tomb entrance and group around wooden trunk, tent, PAN to hole in ground

    SLATE: Royal Visit to Rome - their Majesties in the ancient capital of our Italian Allies.

    ITALY: Rome:
    Procession across square between two ranks of Royal guards, and up steps of Vatican: Swiss Papal guards: cardinals looking on:

    SLATE: Greatest Earthquake in History. The appalling disaster that devastated the two principal cities in Japan.

    JAPAN:
    Stream of earthquake refugees with a few possessions towards camera, rubble around: rubble, demolished buildings, etc: demolished bridge over river, rubble and torn pieces of bridge on river's bed, stream of refugees crossing along improvised, frail bridge, some crouching along it: various shots of wreckage and dead bodies:

    SLATE: The New Waterloo Bridge - A marvellous engineering feat completed by swinging into position a 500 ton span.

    ENGLAND: London:
    New Waterloo bridge before completion, span being shifted to place: worker walking across girder and examining its edge: arched section of bridge:

    SLATE: The famous old bridge which may be demolished.

    High Angle shot of cars across old Waterloo bridge.
    Background: Review of the Yrar 1923 featuring opening Tutankhamen's tomb/King and Queen visit Italy/Earthquake in Japan/New Waterloo Bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA79LOTJKNQ52C196MYMEXH7JEQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA79LOTJKNQ52C196MYMEXH7JEQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1923
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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