Bonfire Night 1945

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    Man climbs up a ladder which is propped up against a large bonfire. On top of the bonfire is an enormous - and impressive Guy Fawkes figure.

    Various shots of the Guy being secured to the bonfire. There are two large barrels labelled "gunpowder". Men throw liquid against the fire - paraffin presumably.

    Various shots of the bonfire in flames and of the crowd watching the spectacle - these are shot at night.

    Cameraman - Somers?

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:56:34:00 / 01:58:37:00
    UN 1283 F
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    UN 1283 F
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    Great British Outdoors Bonfire Night Guy Fawkes Guy Fawkes
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