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    Zante, Ionian Islands, Greece: G Air V Ships in harbour, Island of Zante in b-g. Air V Ruined buildings on island. Closer Air V Ditto. SV Greek peasants in cart pulled by mules along road pan to ruined building. SV Types in ruined street. SV Ruined buildings. SV Open car towards camera, along debris strewn road. SV Hose being played on smoldering building. Closer V Ditto. SV Soldiers into wrecked building. Angle V Wrecked building. SV Soldiers firing charge to demolish building. SV Building being demolished dust cloud rolls down road. Side V Bulldozer shifting rubble. Shot Ditto. GV Greeks throwing rubble into building to clear road. GTV Pan R.N. Passing bread. (From H.M.S. BEMUDA) SV Ditto - showing huge pile of bread stacked in b-g. SV Navy handing out bread. SV Navy carrying sacks of flour on ship. CU Stacking sacks of flour.



    SV Pan American Navy with supplies from the U.S.S. Lockbridge. CU Crate labelled 'EARTHQUAKE EMERGENCY, GREECE' being put into Sunderland. SV Pan Navy stacking supplies on quayside, showing piles in b-g. GV R.N. & U.S. Navy Camp ?? SV R.N. Field kitchen. SV Men hacking open tins of food. SV Greeks queuing up for inoculation. SV Woman baring arm. SV Helicopter taking off. Shot Pilot in cockpit. Shot Flying over remote part of Island, people wave on ground below wave on ground below. CU Throwing out leaflets from 'Copter, informing people help is on way. Air V People waving. Air V Ditto. GTV Looking down on wrecked town. GV Earthquake damage pan to modern building untouched. GV Walls of building standing midst rubble. GTV Wrecked town. GV Wrecked town & looking out to sea at Naval ships.



    GOOD SCENES.



    GV Earthquake damage to buildings. GV Ditto. Air V Flying over ruined buildings. Air V Ditto. SCU Woman having inoculation. GV New wooden buildings under construction.



    SV Officers directing operations. SV Man sawing wood. SV Pan Men doing other jobs of construction. SV Ditto. G Air V Flying over Island & part of coastline. Air V Flying over damaged island. Closer Air V Ditto. S Air V Ruined buildings. S Air V Damaged buildings. G Air V Naval craft at sea. S Air V Flying over completely ruined buildings on island.



    Disasters and Accidents; Environment; Navy - Active; Greece; Zakinthos




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    L. DUDLEY

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7LV16ZS80CUTW73A3M7A3XK6U
    Media URN:
    VLVA7LV16ZS80CUTW73A3M7A3XK6U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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