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  • Short Summary

    Shots of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Japan.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 250,000 people killed in earthquake that destroyed Tokyo and Yokohama. Japan.

    L/S as the camera pans across the damaged city which has been reduced to ruins. M/S from a car as it passes the ruined buildings. M/S as people try to crowd onto the roof of the train to get away. L/S pan across more rubble.

    Note: the title card says 1910 - 1931 at the top and is celebrating Pathe's 21st anniversary. It looks like this footage is from 1923 but was cut in later for the anniversary edition.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    324.35
    Media URN:
    24138
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:51:00 / 01:42:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1042

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