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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Fire at Hotel La Salle kills 58 people, Chicago, America (USA).

    Various exterior shots of the hotel, pan down to fire engine outside. M/S people stood watching behind the barricades. Various interior shots of the burnt out rooms. Various shots of knotted bed sheets dangling from a window. Several exterior and interior shots. M/S of the bodies laid out under sheets in a room. M/S as people walk round the room looking for missing relatives. M/S as police take fingerprints of corpse. M/S of the bodies in the room. M/S as relatives leave. M/S firemen walking along with hoses.

    Cataloguer's note: the date on the original record reads 18/6/1946.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    62914
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2092.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:12:00 / 01:30:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 1460 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1460 F
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    picks Chicago, 1940s, 50s & 60s
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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