British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

The Turkish Earthquake

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
40/8
Date Released
25 Jan 1940
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Russo/Finnish War - Battle of Suomussalmi
  2. 2French War Correspondents Arrive in Britain
  3. 3Arms for Merchant Ships
  4. 4The Turkish Earthquake
  5. 5Air Guardians of the Coast
  6. 6Nasti News from Lord Haw Haw - No 2

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 6
Summary
One of the worst earthquakes in history hits Turkey, killing nearly 30 thousand, injuring 100 thousand, and making two million homeless.
Keywords
Accidents and disasters
Locations
Turkey
Length of story (in feet)
103
Story extras:
Film clip

• You may need to login in to external websites.

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
British Pathe Ltd
Email
info@britishpathe.com
Web
https://www.britishpathe.com/
Phone
0207 665 8340
Address
3.29 Canterbury Court
1-3 Brixton Road
London
SW9 6DE
Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
Series held
View all series held by British Pathe Ltd

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 79 times.