• Short Summary

    A landslide on Loen Lake caused a 300 foot high wave bringing death and destruction to the area. Norway.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Norwegian landslide. Lakeside villages submerged.

    Norway.

    L/S's of picturesque fjords and impressive mountains in Norway, M/S of a boat sailing past. M/S of debris scattered around Loen Lake. M/S as the camera pans up the mountainside where a landslide caused a 300 foot high wave which caused death and destruction on its journey. Various shots of the rocks and debris from houses. L/S of survivors gathered together. Various shots of the wood from the houses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    893.02
    Media URN:
    13129
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1936
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:23:00 / 01:02:36:00
    Canister:
    36/75

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The landslide and subsequent tsunami described in this clip took place on 13 September 1936.

    "Lerne Lake" in text should read Loen Lake.

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