Fire - Southport 1920-1929

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    Fire - Southport, Merseyside.

    Disasters. Fire destroys a theatre in Southport. Various shots panning over the damage: charred beams; piles of rubble / ruins; a shot of some of the seats; massive destruction. Exterior view; w/ much of the outer brick walls still standing; smoke rising from inside; marquee in front 'Opera House - This Week - "The Broken Melody"'. Pan to a fire truck parked down the street near typical Southport Victorian awnings over shop fronts (?) and in front of the 'Scala' (theatre?) showing 'Pleasure Craze'.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    76515
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2412.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:47:00 / 01:22:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 326 F
    Sort Number:
    ON 326 F
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