• Short Summary

    An earthquake totally devastates Agadir in Morocco. Africa.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A city dies.

    Agadir, Morocco. Africa.

    Various shots of smashed buildings and debris showing complete devastation of Agadir by an earthquake. Various shots of collapsed buildings and rubble. Various shots of cracks in the earth. Various shots of rescue workers digging amongst the debris. M/S child's rocking horse in the rubble. M/S other possessions like books and records. M/S bodies being laid out on the roadside. M/S Saada Hotel in ruins. Various shots of the town in ruins. M/S's of crushed cars. M/S's of cracked walls. M/S donkeys on hill with ruins in background. Various shots of people digging in debris. M/S child standing in the ruins. Various shots as the rescue work goes on. Various shots of homeless people amongst the debris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1668.08
    Media URN:
    52408
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:32:00 / 01:22:23:00
    Canister:
    60/20

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