• Short Summary

    Good footage of Mount Vesuvius erupting with the lava crushing the snow drifts on the mountainside. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Hot but cold! Burning lava from Vesuvius quickly clears snow covered mountain sides.

    Italy.

    M/S of snow covered slopes, camera pans up to good M/S of Mount Vesuvius smoking, and across to more snow on the mountains. M/S of cameramen making their way up towards the volcano. Various shots of the flows of lava making their way down the side. M/S as the cameramen climb to the top. C/U of lava flow. M/S of lava crushing snow drifts in its path. Various shots as the smoke billows out of the top.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    813.18
    Media URN:
    10728
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:04:00 / 01:25:16:00
    Canister:
    35/7

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