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  • Short Summary

    Material showing smoke and fire from Mount Vesuvius.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Mount Vesuvius erupts. Naples, Italy.

    Smoke rises from the eruption into large mushroom cloud. M/S American airmen watching from tent. M/S American aircrew going across to planes. Aerial shot of the eruption. M/S American soldiers standing nearby and watching. M/S explosion in street as lava moves down. Various shots burning countryside and smoke rising. Various shots as smoke billows up after rock fall. Various shots of people moving their possessions to square. M/S burning rock sliding further down into town. Various shots people clearing possessions as it slides further down. A house collapses as it gets nearer. Various shots of smouldering rocks and burnt branches. Various dramatic shots smoke and fire from the volcano.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1971.15
    Media URN:
    61851
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:14:00 / 01:56:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 880 E

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