• Short Summary

    Terrific tornado disaster, freak California snowfall in which house catches fire

  • Description

    Mississippi Valley & California, United States of America (USA). Weather causes problems.

    SV. Men digging bodies from tornado debris. SV. Woman salvaging utensils.
    LV. Wrecked Judsonia, Arkansas High School.
    LV. Wrecked home with car in foreground. GV. Wrecked church
    SV. Small puppy jumping out of overturned kennel
    GV. Snow covered Sierra Mountains. SV. Men looking at depth gauge showing 28 feet.
    LV. Men digging snow away from huge truck. & SV.
    LV. Snow piled up to house roof.
    SV. Towards, two children walking through narrow alleyway of snow with loaf of bread
    LV. Snowed under car and house. SV. Snowed under car and house.
    SV. Snow-covered cars pan up to house.
    SV. Snow blocking fire station at Tahoe City California.
    LV. People watching smoke from burning house coming through snow.
    CU. Snow and flame coming from snow.
    SV. Towards, highway workers running to fight blaze.
    LV. Men standing on top of house - smoke coming through snow.
    SV. Men on roof.
    SV. Men looking at blaze.
    LV. Snow plough throwing tons of snow onto roof of burning house.
    SV. Snow plough working, pan with snow, to roof of blazing house.
    SV. Roof of house visible above snow - blazing.
    CU. Roof, pan down to flames in top part of doorway.
    SV. Mrs. Mallory and her son watching.
    LV. Flames and smoke coming through snow.
    LV. Group watching blazing house.
    (Orig. F.G.) (Orig.'K')

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:08:00 / 01:54:30:00

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