The town of Kakhk is reduced to rubble by an earthquake. Persia (now Iran).
No title - 20,000 dead in Persian earthquake. Kakhk, Persia (now Iran).
M/S pan the earthquake ruins at Kakhk. M/S people digging among ruins. M/S rescue workers carrying body to ambulance. M/S group of survivors, pan in to woman weeping. M/S pan of ruins. M/S of old survivor among ruins, zoom in to her. Various shots distressed survivors among ruins. M/S group of officials, amongst them the Prime Minister, Amir Abbas Huvaida. M/S people digging among ruins. M/S more people digging. M/S Prime Minister accompanied by other ministers among the ruins. M/S showing tents and distressed survivors. C/U old woman. Various shots of the survivors. C/U man with bandage on his head. Pan across ruins.