• Short Summary

    Scientists visit volcano of Krakatoa in East Indies.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Making an Island".

    Shots of volcano Krakatoa, between islands of Java and Sumatra in East Indies. 7 years ago Krakatoa erupted causing island of Anak to completely disappear.

    Various shots of volcano taken from boat at sea. M/S of boat landing on beach of volcano island. Various shots of scientists collecting ash samples. Various shots of rocky landscape, probably lava that has cooled and solidified. Various shots of sea steaming as it hits rocks around Krakatoa.

    C/U of people in dinghy rowing away from volcano. L/S of sunset. Various shots of massive explosions at sea - library footage of original eruption?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    945.51
    Media URN:
    16150
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:03:00 / 01:48:09:00
    Canister:
    37/103

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