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  • Short Summary

    Cuts from story about devastating earthquake in Southern Italy.

  • Description

    Avelino Province, Southern Italy.

    Cuts from story about the aftermath of a devastating earthquake which killed more than 2,000 people.

    Shots of women refugees crying as the breast feed their children. More shots of distraught people.

    Men clear rubble from ruined buildings.

    Men mainly in uniform remove stones and rubble from damaged building.

    Soldiers carry what may be a body / corpse in a sack. They are covering their noses from the smell.

    Pan across the devastated town. Lots of military trucks are parked in the foreground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    717.20
    Media URN:
    6366
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:41:00 / 01:40:26:00
    Canister:
    30/17 Cuts

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Avelino" in text and tags should read Avellino.

    More footage of the tragedy is contained in clip 717.14.

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