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  • Short Summary

    Mount Etna erupts causing much destruction in Sicily.

  • Description

    No title - paperwork reads - Mount Etna, Sicily.

    M/S of part of a building collapsing, the camera pans across to show lava running down by it. Another building totally collapses, military people walk towards it. M/S of the volcano erupting and pouring out smoke and lava. M/S of the lava rolling down a hill by some houses where it has come to a stop. M/S of more of the lava in front of a row of houses, people stand round looking and clearing up. C/U of the smoking lava.

    A horse and cart stroll through the village, and a woman walks past. People walk about with possessions on their heads, a man runs along with suitcases, people with boards follow him. M/S as a tree is swept away by the lava, a big burning boulder rolls down. M/S of the lava, people stand back. The lava falls down near a damaged building.

    Note: this story contains the same or similar footage to the item entitled 'Mount Etna Disaster - Sicily' in G 993 on *PM0308*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    312.17
    Media URN:
    23905
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:13:00 / 01:24:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1003

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