• Short Summary

    Avalanche in Peru kills 3800 people.

  • Description

    Peru.

    Title reads 'First Pictures - Avalanche in Peru'.

    Aerial shot, through clouds, of Peruvian Andes. Various shots of landslide area where the disastrous avalanche took place. Various shots of rescuers working in the damage of the village of Ranrahira. Various shots of Quechua Indians who live in area of disaster. MS. Two priests conducting open air service. Various shots, interior of church where villagers are praying. Various shots of construction going on for new village. GV. Section of disaster area.

    (F.G.comb)

    Date found in the old record - 15/01/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2621.18
    Media URN:
    78193
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:09:00 / 01:35:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 3571 B

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