• Short Summary

    Massive factory explosion in Germany causes terrible devastation to nearby town.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany. In a second of time! Once flourishing town of Neunkirchen devastated and turned into shambles by great gasometer explosion which killed and wounded hundreds."

    Neunkirchen, Germany.

    Scenes of devastated gas-o-meter. Smoke rises from the area covered in twisted wreckage. Various shots of twisted metal around factory site.

    Workmen clear out damaged houses.

    More shots of factory where explosion took place. It is almost completely destroyed.

    Shots of crushed houses. People work among the wrecked buildings.

    Homeless people collect their belongings and back them onto carriages.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    697.27
    Media URN:
    5999
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:55:00 / 01:38:04:00
    Canister:
    33/14

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