• Short Summary

    Destruction and piles of debris are left in the wake of a Louisiana tornado.

  • Description

    Titles read: "US TORNADO DAMAGE".

    Rhodessa, Louisiana, United States of America.

    Various shots of the destruction left in a small oil boom town after a tornado swept through, leaving cars and buildings in a pile of rubble. People pick through the debris. Soldiers patrol the stricken area that has been put under marshal law. Oil and gas well derricks are left on their sides, clothing torn from bodies is seen in the trees that are still standing, upturned and battered cars lie scattered about.

    Note: this item has American commentary. Duplicate item with English commentary in regular 38/18 issue - TORNADO SWEEPS THROUGH LOUISIANA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.26
    Media URN:
    15860
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:44:00 / 01:25:24:00
    Canister:
    38/18

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