• Short Summary

    NICARAGUA: First flashes from Central America of earthquake disaster, which crashed capital city with loss of 2,000 lives / Volcano Momotombe, in ruined city's outskirts, is near eruption from great earth-shocks

  • Description

    MANAGUA, NICARAGUA: Gen.& close air views of smoking city, gen.view of wrecked home, pan.of gen.wreckage & close shot of injured people put on board a plane. Outskirts of city, Volcano Momotombe is near eruption. Air view of plane over crater, & good air views of crater & its mouth.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes city & disaster. Light motor noise of ambulance plane. Gen. sound of motor of air view plane.

    Law Enforced in Managua after Earthquake Disaster.

    Semi view of 2 Army Marine stopping 2 natives, gen.pan.of Marines at work, semi view of a survivor talking to interviewer, pan.of refugees in grove outside of city & CU.of homeless kids on a bench. Semi shot of a wrecked theatre, cu.of damaged hotel & moving shot of ruined residential district.

    Disasters and Accidents; Nicaragua; Environment
    Background: NICARAGUA: First flashes from Central America of earthquake disaster, which crashed capital city with loss of 2,000 lives / Volcano Momotombe, in ruined city's outskirts, is near eruption from great earth-shocks

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACDHVA3QNS71EZP1K3K3EPLH6N
    Media URN:
    VLVACDHVA3QNS71EZP1K3K3EPLH6N
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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