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    Full title reads: "Ancient Home of our Queen's Ancestors! Historic Stuttgart Castle - landmark for Centuries - destroyed in disastrous fire. 2 firemen were killed and 52 people injured."

    Stuttgart, Germany

    Crowds gathered outside Stuttgart Castle.

    Firemen climbing ladder up the outside of the building. A statue of a knight on horseback is in the foreground. Smoke is billowing out of the upper floors of the building. Different angle of the building showing the damage done to the castle roof by the fire.

    C/U firemen operate the water pump at the rear of a fire engine. Quick shot of firemen at work on the building's roof. Low angle shot of firemen on ladders - the statue is in shot again.

    Large crowd is gathered outside the building. Various fire appliances at the scene. Fireman runs forward with a wound up hose. High angle shot of fire engines and firemen. More shots of the firemen at work.

    Shot showing the great damage done to the building by the fire. Policeman on horseback rides in front of the crowd to ensure they stay well back. Firemen play a hose on the burning building.

    There appears to have been a shorter, silent version of this item in Gazette 1883. This is currently missing.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:56:00 / 01:12:02:00
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    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Bermuda Fashions Stuttgart
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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