Burning Buses 1950

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    Burning Buses. Rainham, Essex.

    M/S Bus approaching, turns off right into gateway of "graveyard" followed by another bus. M/S Through bus cab of yard. M/S Bus being driven onto ramp. C/U Breakers getting on to bus. C/U Breakers slitting seats with razor blades,pulling off covers. M/S and C/U Windows on top deck being smashed. L/S Seat frame being thrown from top deck on to pile. M/S Bus being lifted from chassis by crane. L/S Bus hanging in mid-air. M/S Bus being lowered to ground. M/S Roof being pulled off by crane. M/S Roof being lowered by crane.

    M/S Man breaking engine with welder. M/S Men pulling radiator off bus. C/U Welder in action. M/S Man pulling steering column out. M/S Engine being lifted by crane. L/S Man on top deck of bus with no roof on it. C/U Two men hammering on top deck. M/S Knocking panels out of top deck of bus. C/U Knocking panels out of bottom deck of bus. M/S Man smashing panels. M/S Man hammering off used ticket box. C/U London Transport badge being thrown on ground. M/S Derelict frame of bus. M/S Bus burning. C/U Bus burning.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34533
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1283.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:16:00 / 01:09:51:00
    Canister:
    NP 322
    Sort Number:
    NP 322
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