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  • Short Summary

    People of Santa Barbara move their businesses outdoors after the earthquake.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Santa Barbara courageously begins to rebuild - scores of workers start huge task of reconstruction by clearing the streets of earthquake debris. USA (U.S.A.).

    M/S as men shovel and throw rubble into a truck, M/S as one man carries a piece of rock while others help clear up. M/S as a man on a crane lifts stone from a collapsed building and moves it into a truck.

    Intertitle - 'Uncle Sam meets the emergency with an "open-air post office."' M/S as postal workers sort mail into slots in a rack outdoors.

    Intertitle - 'Street restaurants - but they're popular just the same!' M/S of people cooking and selling food. M/S of people sat at outdoor tables eating and drinking, the camera pans across them.

    Intertitle - 'Business as usual! Even an earthquake fails to shock a dentist.' M/S of a dentist looking after his patients in the open air, he checks an elderly lady's mouth.

    M/S of ladies looking through racks of clothes for something to buy.

    Note: there is a shorter version of this item with the same title and similar footage on *PM0412*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:47:00 / 01:41:32:00
    G 1208

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