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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the burning of the Turkish town of Smyrna, in Turkey.

  • Description

    See item 284.32 for full version of news story.

    The Greeks are ousted from Smyrna, Turkey

    Full titles read: "THE BURNING OF SMYRNA - Authentic pictures that beggar description - taken by PATHE Cameraman now in the Near East."

    Various L/S's of smoke pouring from burning buildings. M/S of thick black smoke. L/S of large building ablaze on the coast, a large rowing boat can be packed with people on the river. M/S of rowing boat with refugees in it. M/S's of more rowing boats colliding with one another. L/S of refugees on the deck of a ship.

    L/S's of burning buildings of Smyrna, there is an incredible amount of destruction. Footage of the town burning at night, the flames illuminate the night sky.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1230.08
    Media URN:
    75393
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:28:00 / 01:18:12:00
    Canister:
    DOCS ( G 919 )

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