• Short Summary

    American newsreel about natural disasters in Iran, Korea and Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Earthquake, floods and typhoons in Iran, Korea and Hong Kong.

    Various shots large area in Iran devastated by an earthquake, buildings and homes are reduced to heaps of rubbish. The people sit and search about the ruins. Various shots the Shah of Iran (Mohammed Reza Pahlavi) visits the area and talks to survivors of the earthquake.

    Various shots Sunchon, Korea, after heavy floods. We see wrecked buildings and shacks as a result of heavy flooding. Koreans rummage the ruins to try to recover items.

    Various shots Hong Kong harbour after typhoon. Waterside homes are in pieces, sanpans are wrecked. Various shots large cargo boats that have run aground in Hong Kong harbour. Various shots upturned car and wrecked buildings in Hong Kong.

    Date on dope sheet is 06/09/1962.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3074.13
    Media URN:
    87201
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:05:00 / 01:31:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 3661 A

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