• Short Summary

    An earthquake destroys town of Concepcion in Chile, and tidal waves hit Hilo, Hawaii.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Earthquake horror.

    Concepcion, Chile. Hilo, Hawaii.

    Various shots of debris strewn in the streets of Concepcion. Various shots of wrecked buildings. M/S family boiling water in the street. C/U small boy. Various shots of piles of rubble and wreckage on top of cars. M/S men pushing old car. L/S wrecked bridge over the Bio Bio river. Various shots as people walk on the wrecked bridge trying to find a safe area.

    L/S boat off shore in Hawaii which has been rocked by tidal waves. Various shots of the boat as it is pitched by wave. Various shots of sunken boats along the quayside. M/S partly submerged car. Various shots of wrecked buildings in Hilo, Hawaii. Various shots of devastation caused.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1680.27
    Media URN:
    52621
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:59:00 / 01:40:47:00
    Canister:
    60/44

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