• Short Summary

    Homeless people looking distraught.

  • Description

    Tehran Airport, Iran (Persia).

    American commentary (brief), documentation on file.

    MS. Large U.S. Airforce carrier plane taxiing in at Tehran Airport. The front doors swing open and work on unloading the medical supplies, blankets etc begins. Aerial shots from light aircraft over the devastated area after earthquake. Various shots of people receiving water at their tent, camp erected for the homeless. MS. A food dump. Various shots in and around a mobile operating theatre. Various short cut ins of the Shah of Persia and his sister are seen. Various shots of pathetic types sitting amidst rubble. There can also be seen crippled animals and broken toys in ruins. Various shots rescue workers digging for survivors. One is seen and laid on stretcher. Various shots food being allocated to queue of people. MS. Stricken women with baby on her back. MS. Man outside his tent home kneels and prays to gods. Aerial view flying over devastated area.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:27:00 / 01:41:00:00
    UN 3664 G

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