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  • Short Summary

    A group of tourists climb Mount Vesuvius to get views of the lava.

  • Description

    Story about Vesuvius.

    M/S of some tourists walking on the lava slopes of the volcano. Various shots of them scaling the sides (there is at least one woman in the party.) Shot of the summit of the volcano with smoke emerging. M/S of two men standing on a rock watching the volcano giving out smoke. Closer shot of the smoke billowing out of the summit. Low angle shot of the volcano which shows rocks flying out of the top of the volcano.

    "Vesuvius may be a good safety valve for Mother Earth but it's a mighty unpleasant neighbour when it wakes up." reads an intertitle. More shots of violent eruptions of Vesuvius.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 698.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    958.03
    Media URN:
    16960
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:42:00 / 01:06:11:00
    Canister:
    EP 178

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