It Happened In Chile.. (1960)

Film-document №5423 1 part, Duration: 0:09:41, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Director: Eshurin V.


About the earthquake in Chile.

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Film about an earthquake in Chile, which occurred May 21, 1960. South of Chile. Island of Chiloe. City Valdivia, Castro, Ancud, affected by the earthquake. Destroyed houses and public buildings. Ruined sea port, metallurgical plant. Residents of cities and settlements, the remaining homeless. The evacuation of residents of airplanes. A storm in the Pacific Ocean, caused by the earthquake. Flooding. Flooded towns. Landing and unloading of Soviet aircraft, which had brought clothes and food. Meeting members of the delegation of the Soviet Union, arrived to help the victims. Distribution of clothing and foodstuffs. Renovation work. Landscapes of Chile. City of Santiago. Building and the audience Chilean-Soviet Cultural Institute. Russian lessons. Residents of the city streets, boulevards, in the park. Movement of road transport. Shining shoes. One of the settlements (villages). Drovers on horseback chase a herd of cattle. Farmer tills the soil plow. Threshing grain. Hay. Gonchar makes jars out of clay. The family at evening tea. Men play the guitar, accordion, singing. Tancujut young man and a woman. The boy and girl sharing a kiss. Chronicle. The crater of the volcano. Eruption of the volcano. The crack in the ground, on the streets. Collapsing house. People are running.

Reel №1

On the earthquake in Chile.