• Short Summary

    Poison fumes blanket American town of Donora killing 20 people and leaving 400 sick.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ONE MINUTE NEWS - PENNSYLVANIA".

    Donora, Pennsylvania, United States of America (USA).

    General view of fog over town of Donora, Pennsylvania. General view of fog over town showing chimneys of zinc factory in background - factory which is allegedly responsible for the production of 'poisonous fog' which poisoned many inhabitants of the town. Two beds with oxygen tents. Nurse attending one patient who is suffering from respiratory problems.

    Long shot of of countryside in fog, zinc factory chimneys smoking in background. Long shot of a street in Donora with lights on. Long shot of the town with river in background.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1440.35
    Media URN:
    46997
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:35:00 / 01:52:13:00
    Canister:
    48/90

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