Rediscovered film takes a trip through San Francisco in ruins
2018-06-13 00:00:00


JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to our "NewsHour" Shares,something interesting that caught our eye.(1)
JUDY WOODRUFF:现在来看我们的“NewsHour”股票,这引起了我们的注意。

In 1906, a massive earthquake and out-of-controlfire devastated San Francisco.(2)
1906年,一场大地震和失控火灾摧毁了旧金山。

In 2017, an century-old film turned up ata California flea market.(3)
2017年,一部有百年历史的电影出现在加州跳蚤市场。

After seeing the discovery on Facebook, photohistorian Jason Wright bought the film on(4)
在Facebook上看到这一发现后,摄影史学家贾森赖特购买了这部电影

a hunch that it might be long-lost footageof a crippled San Francisco shot two weeks(5)
一个预感它可能是失落已久的旧金山拍摄了两周的漫长岁月

after the quake.(6)
地震后。

We recently spoke to Wright from his homein Highburton, England, about the secrets(7)
我们最近在英国Highburton的家中与Wright谈过秘密

revealed in the now-restored film.(8)
在现在恢复的电影中显露。

JASON WRIGHT, Photo Historian: In April, 1906,a major earthquake struck San Francisco.(9)
JASON WRIGHT,摄影史学家:1906年4月,一场大地震袭击了旧金山。

The quake was very large in itself, but mostof the damage was actually caused by fire(10)
地震本身非常大,但大部分损失实际上是由火灾造成的

which ripped through the city.(11)
通过城市撕毁。

Whole swathes of San Francisco were completelyleveled and destroyed.(12)
旧金山的整个街道都被完全夷为平地并被摧毁。

We have known about this film for over 100years, but it's more of a rediscovery.(13)
我们已经知道这部电影已有100多年了,但更多的是重新发现。

It's been lost all this time.(14)
这一直都是失败的。

What it actually is, is about one day twoweeks after the earthquake actually hit.(15)
实际上,大约是地震实际发生两周后的一天。

It's basically a trip down Market Street doneby the Miles Brothers, and there's a famous(16)
这基本上是Miles Brothers所做的Market Street之旅,并且有一个着名的

tape that most people have already seen whichwent down Market Street just a couple days(17)
大多数人已经看到的录像带在市场街上倒了几天

before the earthquake hit.(18)
地震发生前。

The previous footage of the trip down MarketStreet only survives because one of the Miles(19)
以前的市场街之旅的镜头只能存活,因为里程之一

Brothers actually sent that footage over totheir New York studio literally one day before(20)
兄弟实际上在前一天实际上将这些片段发送到他们的纽约工作室

the earthquake hit.(21)
地震袭来。

This is a missing film of their trip backdown Market Street once the earthquake had(22)
这是在地震发生后,他们在市场街回来的失踪电影

already happened.(23)
已经发生。

So it allows us to really compare and contrastbasically before and after and see the devastation(24)
因此,它使我们能够真正比较和对比基本上前后看到的破坏

that actually had gone on.(25)
那实际上已经发生了。

All the hustle and bustle that you saw onthe previous trip down Market Street, that's(26)
在上一次在Market Street看到的所有喧嚣,就是这样

all kind of gone, and people are quiet, kindof down, and kind of shuffling around.(27)
所有的一切都消失了,人们都安静下来,好像在洗牌。

You know, all the pomp and the rich peoplegoing past in their expensive cars, that's(28)
你知道,所有的豪华轿车和富有的人都会在昂贵的汽车里过去,就是这样

completely gone now.(29)
现在完全消失了。

As you move down Market Street, you see mostof the buildings are gone at this point.(30)
当你沿着Market Street走下去的时候,你看到大多数建筑物都在这个时候消失了。

And you see a lot of ancient steam engines.(31)
你会看到很多古老的蒸汽机。

They used to put chains around the buildingsand hold the buildings down using the steam(32)
他们曾经在建筑物周围放置链条,并用蒸汽将建筑物压低

engine.(33)
发动机。

As you get down towards the bottom of MarketStreet, though, you get to the Ferry Building,(34)
然而,当你走向市场街的尽头时,你可以去渡轮大厦,

and this is the most important part of thefilm for me.(35)
这对我来说是电影中最重要的部分。

You see the human cost of the actual tragedy.(36)
你看到了实际悲剧的人力成本。

You see a lot of people basically in line,from rich to poor, everybody, and they're(37)
你看到很多人基本上排队,从富人到穷人,每个人,他们都是

waiting for ferries and boats to take themout of the disaster area.(38)
等待渡轮和船只将他们带出灾区。

And then, towards the end of the movie, itflicks through a few more scenes.(39)
然后,在电影结束时,它会弹出更多的场景。

You see dynamiting taken place, you know,city hall being blown up, for example, which(40)
例如,你看到爆炸发生,你知道,市政厅被炸毁了

is a bit disconcerting, and then the demolitionof Prager's Department Store.(41)
有点不安,然后拆除了Prager的百货公司。

I wanted to bring this to the people of SanFrancisco.(42)
我想把这件事带给旧金山的人们。

I wanted to make sure we conserved it forfuture generations, because I think it's very(43)
我想确保我们为后代保留它,​​因为我认为它非常

important.(44)
重要。

With this film, you see the human elementof what happened.(45)
有了这部电影,你可以看到发生了什么的人类元素。

Disaster strikes, and everybody's lives arechanged.(46)
灾难发生,每个人的生活都发生了变化。

And it just makes us realize, I think, howquickly things can go to pieces.(47)
这让我们意识到,我认为,事情能够迅速发展。

But it also shows us how people can, you know,dust themselves off and basically get back(48)
但它也向我们展示了人们如何能够自我放弃并基本回归

to life and rebuild again.(49)
生活和重建。

You just can't keep down San Francisco.(50)
你无法阻挡旧金山。

San Franciscans, they just keep on going.(51)
San Franciscans,他们只是继续前进。

JUDY WOODRUFF: Remarkable.(52)
JUDY WOODRUFF:显赫。

That video from 1906.(53)
1906年的那段视频。


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