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    News pictures of the century show volcano eruption at its height. Film taken by airplanes?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Vesuvius Inferno

    ITALY: Vesuvius:
    Big GV looking across bay of Naples and Vesuvius erupting. BLUE PRINT.

    GAV Vesuvius erupting.
    Nearer shot showing lava belching from crater.
    AV lava stream pouring down sides of volcano.
    Close up AV lava stream pouring down sides of volcano.
    AV ditto. pan out to thick columns of smoke over crater. NEG.
    GV crater erupting pan up to thick smoke.
    GV mass of solid molten lava burning.
    Nearer shot ditto.
    GV lava stream flowing down sides of volcano.
    SV large boulders of red hot molten lava.
    SV ditto.

    CU boulders of lava rolling down volcano.
    GV mass of molten lava rumbling over wall. BLUE.
    GAV flying over stricken town of San Sebastiano. NEG.
    GTV crowds in square queuing for food and waiting for transport.
    CUBV women in queue.
    LV pony and cart loaded with furniture and bedding two men beside the cart
    CU ditto.
    LV Italian family of 4 loading furniture into van.
    CU picking up baby's high chair and putting into lorry.
    GV mass of molten lava.
    CU ditto.
    CU burning lava.
    GV pan partly wrecked town of San Sebastiano.
    GV building crumbling down caused by lava stream.
    LV looking along street showing lava gradually creeping into roadway.
    Nearer shot ditto.
    LV along roadway house collapse and smoke and debris rumbling towards camera.
    LV molten lava burning by building.
    LV molten lava burning by building.
    LV debris covered with molten lava.
    CU wreckage sticking out of lava pan down to lava in roadway.
    GV house collapsing in roadway.
    GV house lava stream surrounding town.
    GV shimmering effect over town caused by heat from lava.
    LV building surrounded by lava and steam.
    Background: News pictures of the century show volcano eruption at its height. Film taken by airplanes brings views never before seen of lava shooting from crater. San Sebastiano evacuated just before wall of lava burns its way into town.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    ITALY: Vesuvius volcano erupts

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