• Short Summary

    The town of Kakhk is reduced to rubble by an earthquake. Persia (now Iran).

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2071.18
    Media URN:
    56882
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:13:00 / 01:39:33:00
    Canister:
    68/73

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