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Mount Vesuvius

Series

Series Name
Pathe News

Issue

Issue No.
68/81
Date Released
6 Oct 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1New Law Courts
  2. 2Vintage Car Race
  3. 3Mechanical Scarecrow
  4. 4Baby Gorilla
  5. 5Youth Festival at St Paul’s
  6. 6Mount Vesuvius

Story

Story No. within this Issue
6 / 6
Summary
Mount Vesuvius. These days it’s a great tourist attraction. For 24 years the volcano has been peaceful - a place to visit and wonder at. But it was a very different story in 1944, when it erupted, spilling rivers of molten lava which engulfed villages in its path.
Locations
Naples
Footage sources
Corona Cinematografica
Length of story (in feet)
155
Story extras:
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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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