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  • Short Summary

    Volcanic activity, location unknown.

  • Description

    Monitoring Volcanic activity.

    Opens with wide shot panning down mountain; on a nearer and lower mountain a few horses and riders can be seen below crossing a snow drifted slope. Much closer shot of 2 men leading horses along a rough trail passing big rocks; no snow at all in this shot. But suddenly cuts to aerial shot going over smoking volcano.

    MS cameraman setting up hand-cranked film camera on tripod; then he puts on a gas mask (!) bends over and starts to film. Shot of cameraman from behind; with his camera turned on smoke blowing from between boulders. A very hazy; dim shot of man walking in this rocky area at edge of crater. Then a very good shot of the 2 daredevils standing on rocks watching masses of smoke blowing around from below. All this looks like it is probably a volcano; but the location is unidentified; and there is a chance that not all the shots are from the same place. Possibly Northwest USA.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1920
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:37:00 / 01:49:59:00
    ON 463 F

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