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    Model fire engine. Brighton, East Sussex.

    M/S Fire engine leaving station. As it cleans picture we see model fire engine manned by children. C/U of fire engine. Tracking shot side of model fire engine. Long shot tracking from rear of fire engine. Long shot from front of fire engine. Model engine passes. C/U Child in firemen's kit on front of engine. M/S Fire engine entering yard, followed by model. We pan with model engine as it stops in front of camera, driver alights, goes to rear of engine.

    C/U child in fireman's kit climbing from front door of engine. Long shot. Engine, kids clambering off, being held by fireman. C/U Child on engine removing hatchet, Long shot of engine. Fireman removing ladder and followed by child goes to wall putting ladder up against wall. Long shot of yard, fire in foreground. Kiddies bring small hose. start to water the fire. C/U of fire burning. M/S boy climbing ladder two other children into picture. C/U Boy climbing ladder. C/U two children with hose. Pan to fire. C/U Boy with hose. C/U boy with hatchet. L/S of yard with fire and engine.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:58:00 / 01:41:04:00
    NP 333
    Sort Number:
    NP 333
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  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "M/S Fire engine leaving station." - it's a Dennis F7, (Reg. No. KUF 462).

    The mini fire engine, (Reg. No. KUF 999), was one of the many excellent models made by Ernest Johnstone. More of his work can be seen in clips 1261.10, 1630.24, and 823.22.

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