• Short Summary

    An earthquake devastates the Alaskan City of Anchorage.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Alaskan Earthquake".

    Alaska, United States of America (USA). An earthquake devastates the Alaskan City of Anchorage.

    GV Pan main street of Anchorage with houses wrecked on either side and sections of the road at various levels. LV Shops and other buildings at crazy angles. GV Pan ditto. LV People salvaging belongings from shops which have sunk below road level. GV The main street. Pan to wrecked buildings. GV Very big buildings which has collapsed at one end. LV Car with wreckage from collapsed building laying on it. Pan to wrecked building. LV Office block with a section from the middle collapsed onto a car in the road. GV Building which has collapsed completely. LV ditto. GV Open ground outside Anchorage with great fissures which have opened up. LV ditto. GV House leaning at crazy angle. GV The Alaska State Bank part of which has collapsed. LV Sign 'Alaska State Bank'. GV Pan. Men at work making the buildings safe. GV Pan. The main street of Anchorage.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1751.21
    Media URN:
    54252
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:56:00 / 01:43:25:00
    Canister:
    64/28

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