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  • Short Summary

    The people of Japan try to reconstruct their country after the earthquake.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The rebirth of a nation. The Japanese people are boldly attacking the gigantic task of reconstruction. Japan.

    M/S of the road with a channel running through it where the earthquake has torn it apart. M/S of a similar scene, people walk along and try to go about their business. M/S as Japanese troops clear the rubble away, M/S as large pieces of wreckage are levered up. Soldiers hack at the stone with pickaxes.

    Intertitle - 'British Bluejackets lend a hand.'

    One Bluejacket chops at a door with an axe, others watch. M/S as people reconstruct houses and put supports underneath.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    320.14
    Media URN:
    24054
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:35:00 / 01:19:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1028

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