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  • Short Summary

    An earthquake near Athens causes major destruction and leaves thousands homeless. Greece.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Greece.

    Earthquake near Athens.

    L/S of church which has half collapsed. M/S as a man hands possessions to two young girls from their wrecked home, the camera pans across to show how one wall has collapsed and we can see the bed and paintings inside on the wall. Two women carry what they can from their home. M/S as medics help elderly people to walk along. L/S of people gathered in the streets with their possessions. L/S of a line of soldiers pointing their rifles to prevent looting. L/S of the people with what they have salvaged.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    975.06
    Media URN:
    17782
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:39:00 / 01:09:03:00
    Canister:
    38/59

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