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  • Short Summary

    Houses and shops in Birmingham hit by freak winds.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Birmingham Struck By A Tornado! 1 woman killed and over a hundred families homeless, as whirlwind of amazing fury swept through the City."

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Shots of building of corner shop damaged by whirlwind / tornado. The roof and much of the upper story have been destroyed.

    Pan along row of houses damaged by the freak winds. More shots of damaged buildings. Some shots show men working on the repairs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    813.04
    Media URN:
    10714
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:27:00 / 01:05:50:00
    Canister:
    31/49

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