Screen magazine. No. 03

United States, 1950

Film
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Episode of Series “This is the United Nations”.
Cinemagazine item: In August 1949, Equador was devastated by a disastrous earthquake which caused 6000 deaths. The film shows UN relief measures afterwards, including rescue work and preventative measures against epidemics. An account is given of the reconstruction of houses, villages and roads, and the steps taken to check the large scale soil erosion which followed the earthquake.

Credits

production company

United Nations. Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:14:03:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29456

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soil erosion

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Cinemagazines

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - United States

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earthquakes

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural disasters

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil erosion

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Emergency management

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rescue work

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Disaster relief

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Emergency management

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Rescue work

History → United Nations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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