• Short Summary

    An earthquake totally destroys the city of San Juan leaving many dead or homeless. Argentina.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Argentine earthquake.

    Argentina.

    C/U map of Argentina showing San Juan. Various tracking shots through the wrecked buildings of the city. Various shots of the masses of injured people being attended to in hospital. Various shots of the refugees leaving. M/S of young boy made an orphan by the earthquake emerging with a picture of his mother. Various shots as a man digs amid the ruins. M/S refugee train. Various shots of people living in the open air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1352.09
    Media URN:
    44523
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:49:00 / 01:17:51:00
    Canister:
    44/17

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