• Short Summary

    The Reggio Calabria region of Southern Italy is devastated by floods

  • Description

    Reggio Calabria, Southern Italy.

    CU swirling waters, pan up to long view swollen river (1st 7 ft for super title.) LV twisted railway track. LV of track suspended over nothing (like a hanging bridge), & SV. SV flood victims standing in doorway of house. CU desperate looking woman seated in doorway. SV furniture thrown up against partly open door. SV mother with two children. LV crowd around ambulance pan up to crowds on balconies watching injured being taken away to hospital. SV injured person being removed from ambulance. SV small girl crying. LV troops assisting to clear road. SV elderly woman standing in doorway tipping up bowl of mud. SV pan cascading flood waters. SV Jeep fording flood. CU flood victims. SV towards, donkey cart carrying wailing women.

    (Lav.) (Orig "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    124.16
    Media URN:
    28931
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:03:00 / 01:31:10:00
    Canister:
    53/84

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