• Short Summary

    Survivors of the Ecuadorian earthquake try to reach safety.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ecuador. 'Quake Homeless Flee Disaster Area".

    Ecuador.

    LV Aerial view area devastated by earthquake.

    LV River and mountains pan to party on opposite bank preparing wounded to cross river on emergency cables from Petate.

    MV Towards wounded person being dragged across on cables.

    SV Wounded person reaches other side and is dragged onto shore.

    LV Refugees trekking up mountain.

    SV Towards refugees carrying wounded trekking up mountain.

    MV Towards people walking up mountain.

    GV Camp at top of mountain where refugees receive food and clothing at Pelileo.

    SV Crowd of people scrambling for food. SV People holding out bowls for food.

    SV Peasant being sprayed with DDT. MV Child being sprayed with DDT.

    SV Child's hat being sprayed. CU Old man having head sprayed.

    SV Woman having head sprayed. CU Old Woman being sprayed down back.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1423.02
    Media URN:
    46372
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:16:00 / 01:02:17:00
    Canister:
    49/70

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