RUSC Christmas Radio Station
Hurricane, The

Hurricane, The

Broadcast: November 5, 1939
Added: Dec 06 2014

A hurricane according to the dictionary is the highest term in scales of wind force. Cyclones are especially prevalent in the tropical regions of the South Pacific. A final definition describes a hurricane as a violent rush or commotion, bringing with it destruction or confusion. Tonight's story is based on the famous 1937 film about a hurricane, and the aim is to show you what a cyclone with a diameter of 50-100 miles, and wind speeds over 130 miles per hour, can do to a South Sea island paradise, and the lives of the people who are still alive after it blows over...