• Short Summary

    Ruins of the New Zealand town of Napier following an earthquake.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Napier. When the Earth Trembled! Pathe Gazette presents unique pictures of the terrible New Zealand Earthquake, including an actual earth tremor!"

    Napier, New Zealand.

    Shots of the ruins of a church hit by the 1932 New Zealand earthquake. The roof is missing but most of the walls are still standing.

    Ruins of the Napier Municipal Theatre. C/U remains of poster advertising show 'Laughing Through".

    Two people stand by shop with missing front.

    Shots of a damaged home. Shot of an elderly man who had a lucky escape.

    Shots of damaged iron works. Closer shots of man walking through the remains.

    Shots of two bridges destroyed by the quake.

    C/U one of the damaged bridges - it rocks slightly as there is another earth tremor.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    687.01
    Media URN:
    5215
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:48:00
    Canister:
    32/92

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