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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hurricane devastates Havana. 600 killed - 9000 injured and 6000 families rendered homeless. A number of ships were sunk including H.M.S. Valerian".

    Cuba.

    L/S of gigantic waves crashing over coastal defences. L/S of men climbing over collapsed building. M/S of men picking through rubble, tilt up to show broken roof of building. Panning M/S of men - policemen? soldiers? - moving large bits of debris. M/S of smashed remains of religious statue / memorial - probably the Maine Monument.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26361
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    650.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:05:00 / 01:40:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1344
    Sort Number:
    G 1344
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Cuba Hurricanes Havana Natural Disasters
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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