Describes San Francisco as a doomed city which could be devastated by another earthquake. Contains actual scenes of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 and earthquakes in Japan, in Caracas, Venezuela and in Anchorage, Alaska. Seismologists explain current efforts to predict, control and prevent earthquakes.
1 film reel (approximately 42 min.) : 16 mm Note: transferred to DVD by University of Washington
Louis C. Pakiser, Clarence Allen, Harry Seed, George Housner, David Evans
Narrated by Paul Vaughan ; incidental music, Thanksgiving ; film cameraman, Tim Seseman ; film editor, Martyn Day
Originally broadcast on Horizon in 1971
Electronic reproduction. Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Libraries Media Center, 1 videodisc (ca. 42 min. : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
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Barnes, Michael (Television producer), producer; Vaughan, Paul, narrator; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films