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  • Short Summary

    Footage of Damascus after it has been destroyed by shelling. Syria.

  • Description

    No title, paperwork reads - Damascus shelled! Pathe Gazette presents first pictures obtained under great difficulty. Syria.

    M/S as the camera pans across buildings in a square, they have not been touched, people walk in front of them. Various shots of the city after it has been destroyed. M/S of sandbags at a window. M/S of a destroyed building, the camera pans across to the people. M/S of railings, the camera pans across them. M/S of others walking about and carriages driving through. Various shots of rubble and twisted metal.

    M/S of a dome with a big hole in the top where it has been shelled. L/S of walls which have been destroyed, the camera pans up and across them. Various shots of the damage and rubble. Various shots of holes in a roof, various shots of the road and buildings. A man walks past the rubble of a building.

    Note: there are three versions of this title - 1) Nitrate negative. 2) Nitrate print NO LONGER AVAILABLE DUE TO DECOMPOSITION. 3) Orange nitrate print.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:33:00 / 01:44:58:00
    G 1249

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