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Hail to You, Pompeians!

Germany, 1969 (MIFF 1970, Programme 2)

Director: Herbert Seggelke

The volcano Vesuvius destroyed the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. But within reach of most of our cities today lie a thousand volcanoes of a different order...

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