• Short Summary

    Managua - capital of Nicaragua - is flattened by a devastating earthquake.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nicaragua. A City wiped out ... Thousands dead! First pictures of stricken capital - Managua - reveal magnitude of disaster which stunned the World!"

    Managua, Nicaragua.

    Aerial views over the devastated city of Managua after large earthquake.

    A doctor / medic treats an injured man. Shot of tented hospital at Marine flying base.

    Various shots of people working amongst the rubble and ruins. Various shots of ruins falling down. More shots of ruined buildings.

    CU of Nicaraguan President Moncardo with General Trebinino of San Salvador.

    N.B. Mute and track have been cut around and do not match - voiceover left on for information.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    769.01
    Media URN:
    8194
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:41:00
    Canister:
    31/31

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