• Short Summary

    A landslide occurs in Switzerland, two villages are evacuated.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Moving mountain menace. 2 villages overwhelmed and inhabitants of Arbedo and Molinazzo Valleys evacuated before peril of huge landslide of thousands of tons of rock and rubble. Switzerland.

    L/S of the mountain after the landslide, rocks are still falling slowly down. M/S of people stood at the bottom. L/S as more rocks tumble down the steep incline left by the landslide.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    768.17
    Media URN:
    35443
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1928
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:37:00 / 01:25:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1548

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The evacuation was caused by a landslide on Mount Arbino, on 2nd October 1928.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Interesting additional information. We've added Mount Arbino to the tags for this clip.

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