• Short Summary

    American newsreel story about Florida hurricane.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    American newsreel story.

    Title reads: "Universal newsreel - Florida Hurricane!"

    Miami, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of palm trees and sea being battered by wind. Various shots of streets - traffic lights are blown down, cars trying to move through windswept streets and people run to hide in shelters. Night shots fire in furniture factory, flames are fanned by hurricane. Various shots of streets next day, showing aftermath of storm: people pick through the wreckage of their homes, fallen palm trees litter the streets.

    Note: shot description in old records are different to item transferred - "OKINAWA 1945 US Jeep and motor vehicles axle deep in mud. US. soldiers single out Japs with hand grenades; and flame throwers. US soldiers round up civilians who have aided Japs. CU. General Simon Butler. CU. Gen. Stilwell". Old records may have had wrong canister number, this description may belong to another UN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2184.16
    Media URN:
    64370
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:30:00 / 01:38:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 1424 E

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