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The Eruption of Mount St. Helens! (1980)

When mount st helens erupted and ruined everything even killed many human beings this was a sad and devastating story and time for family and friends not in this eruption. man I was born in... See full summary »

Director:

George Casey (as George V. Casey)

Writer:

George Casey (as George V. Casey)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Foxworth ... Narrator (voice)
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When mount st helens erupted and ruined everything even killed many human beings this was a sad and devastating story and time for family and friends not in this eruption. man I was born in Washington but in the year of 2004 and in Tacoma Washington not next to mount st helens but next to mount raineier in st Joseph's hospital. I I wasn't in the eruption but for everyone else it was so sad. bye everyone next on the via channel next show show or movie is into the storm a tornado movie Written by ROSS mendoza

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

La erupción del volcán St. Helens See more »

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Graphic Films See more »
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Dolby Digital | DTS (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

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1.44 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Originally shot and nominated for an Oscar as best documentary short in 1980, this film was remastered in large screen format and released to IMAX Omnidome theaters in an expanded version which includes more scenes shot in 1990 showing the aftermath of the eruption of Mount St. Helens ten years after the fact. See more »

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Pretty pictures, few facts
1 January 2004 | by AnnabunSee all my reviews

I'm surprised that the film won a short-documentary Oscar - it's so light on facts that it could have been a photo-essay - or maybe that's what it was. Lots of really lovely views of the mountain and the ashfalls and the devastation, but no real explanation of why it happened, how far it affected things, what the end results were. I like my documentaries to have facts, which is why I voted this one low.


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