• Short Summary

    Mass destruction during the violent earthquake in Skopje, Macedonia.

  • Description

    Skopje, Macedonia, Yugoslavia.

    Title reads 'Yugoslav City Hit by Violent Earthquake'.

    Various shots of the wrecked buildings and smashed cars as a result of the violent earthquake which has ruined the town of Skopje. Various shots of the rescue teams digging through rubble. The victims, some still alive, are dragged out of the rubble. Emotional scenes are witnessed as the relatives and friends meet them after some of them have been buried alive for a few days. Various shots of the injured being treated in small first aid post. Various shots of the more critically injured people being loaded onto a plane for hospital attention. Various shots of President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito touring the stricken area.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 29/07/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2667.11
    Media URN:
    79258
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:17:00 / 01:27:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 3773 D

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