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  • Short Summary

    Japan is shaken by a tidal wave causing widespread devastation.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    An undersea earthquake which caused a ten foot high tidal wave causes widespread devastation in Japan.

    LS view of the destruction showing flooded areas. VS of damage and ruins. MS people sitting by fire amidst ruins. LS wrecked houses, showing a string of washing on a line. LS & MS A line of young boys carrying spades march to help with rescue work. MS a woman runs along, carrying a baby on her back. MS A family push a cart full of goods back to their home. MS Two men walking down a street, littered with wreckage, carrying baskets of goods, slung yoke fashion over their shoulders.

    Possibly connected with 47/3 - MD

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1510.06
    Media URN:
    81000
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:45:00 / 01:17:44:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 003 B

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