• Short Summary

    Rescuers search amongst rubble for survivors of earthquake in Skopje, Yugoslavia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Earthquake.

    Skopje, former Yugoslavia.

    M/S of wrecked Yugoslavian railway station, rescuers in the foreground. M/S smashed car balanced on rubble, pan to the wrecked 'Macedonia' hotel. M/S smashed cars. L/S rescuers searching on wall of hotel. C/U rubble. Camera pans up to many rescuers searching amongst the devastation. M/S rescuers helping out injured person from debris, a washing machine on left of picture can be seen upside down. C/U one of the rescued men. M/S of another person being rescued from the debris. M/S's of a family sitting huddled up together, covered with protective blankets, after being rescued from their home. C/U mother and boy looking very sad. M/S wrecked home. Various shots searchers amongst the rubble. M/S woman sitting amongst the rubble, crying, after being rescued.

    M/S as another woman is pulled out alive. Various shots of wrecked homes and huge piles of debris. M/S of a stairway hanging from a ruined house, pan to bicycle in the ruins. Various shots injured people being attended to by medical teams. Various shots as wounded citizens are transported from ambulance into planes. M/S another wrecked home. M/S Marshal Tito on the scene of the disaster looking at the devastated buildings. M/S wrecked buildings, pan down to Marshal Tito walking past. M/S people applauding. M/S's Tito talking to officials. L/S group, camera pans to rescuers still at work amongst the debris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:26:00 / 01:32:52:00

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