Illinois is devastated by a tornado, thousands are killed and there is widespread destruction.
Item title reads - What a tornado can do! Cyclonic wind reduces whole towns to matchwood, killing and injuring thousands, and causing almost incalculable damage. Illinois, USA (U.S.A.).
L/S of buildings which have been demolished or left half standing. M/S of one house with the front blown out, a pig walks about in the yard over the debris. M/S of people sat with the few possessions they have salvaged. M/S as the camera pans across the buildings in various states of collapse. M/S as people walk across the town where most of the buildings have been demolished, trees have fallen and houses collapsed. The camera pans across the wreckage, M/S as a car drives through the town. M/S of some debris on fire.