• Short Summary

    An earthquake shakes the American city of San Francisco.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "'Quake Rocks San Francisco". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).

    An earthquake shakes the American city of San Francisco.

    Various shots of street scenes, fire engine travelling along. Various shots of damaged shop fronts, interior of shops, cans of food all over the floor. GV Building with broken windows. GV From outside door looking into room, which has been shaken by earthquake, of woman holding child looking at mess. CU Broken dishes in sink. Various shots of bridges which are destroyed and highways that have been sheared away.

    (F/G) Old record suggests that material dates from around 25/03/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2860.19
    Media URN:
    83082
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:20:00 / 01:55:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 2951 B

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