'bikini' Aids Fire Fighters Aka 'bikini'… 1954

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    Dorking, Surrey.

    SV. & SCU. Raft being inflated. SV. Raft inflated. SCU. & SV. Raft being hoisted on top of bridge. SV. Hose being played from truck at 30 m.p.h. SV. Raft being lowered into water. SV. Nearer shot, raft being lowered into water. Men clambering into raft as it nears water. CU. Officer watching. SV. Pump being lowered into raft. SV. Firemen watching from bridge. LV. Another pump being lowered to raft. CU. Officer watching. SV. & STV. Pan, raft being propelled through water by stream from jet of hose. SV. Hoses from shore about to be passed to raft. SCU. Hoses being connected to raft's pumps. SV. & LV. Portable dams (plastic reservoirs). CU. Water from raft being pumped into dams. SV. Firemen playing hoses which are being fed from dams. SCU. & LV. Firemen playing hoses.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene N.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30233
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    254.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:42:00 / 01:20:14:00
    Canister:
    54/85
    Sort Number:
    54/085
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