• Short Summary

    A look at lives of people living on volcanic island of Stromboli, off Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "In the Shade of Death".

    A look at life on volcanic island off Italy, Stromboli.

    Various shots of lava steam rising from active volcano. M/S of boulders tumbling down mountain side. More shots smoke and steam rising off volcano. L/S of town at bottom of mountain.

    M/S of women doing laundry in tub on covered veranda. Various shots old woman weaving basket watched by rest of family. M/S of man mending fishing net, his wife and mother help unravel the net. L/S of steps going down cliff face.

    M/S of rocks sticking out of sea, beside cliff. M/S women praying at shrine on shoreline. Various shots of women in black headscarves collecting pebbles from shore to make jewellery. M/S of man fishing with rod. High angled shot looking down at sea from cliff top, we see two large rowing boats setting out into Mediterranean. An ocean liner sails past on horizon.

    More shots of active volcano.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1146.10
    Media URN:
    39784
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:23:24:00
    Canister:
    PT 358

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