• Short Summary

    Pictures from Orleansville show devastation following a fierce earthquake.

  • Description

    Orleansville, Algeria.

    GV & LV wrecked buildings. LV troops starting to clear rubble. SV & LV troops digging. CU troops taking corpse from rubble. CU pan, representative of Mendes-France and the Government of Algeria. SV pan, ambulance drives away. LV troops digging while two men carry away mattress. SV troops pulling away large girder. CU pan, bulldozer full of rubble. CU back view, bulldozer full of rubble. BV men carrying away stretcher. LV wrecked building with troops searching. CU pan, completely squashed car. GV pan down from wrecked hospital. CU hospital beds on edge of building. GV partly demolished church. CU bells amongst rubble. SV church door. LV wrecked building showing sheets where people climbed out. AS pan down wrecked building with sheets. SV mass of rubble, pan to wrecked building. SV mass of wreckage.

    (F.G.) (Orig.J.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    184.05
    Media URN:
    29884
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:49:00 / 01:07:28:00
    Canister:
    54/71

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