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    No title - Firemen break non-stop hand pumping record of 25 hours. Battersea Park, London.

    M/S of firemen setting up Shand-Mason Curricle hand fire pump at Battersea Park, they are dressed in old fashioned fire fighting uniforms and false beards. M/S of the firemen from London Fire Brigade setting up the pump. C/U fireman shouting instructions. M/S of the firemen pumping the old fashioned hand pump. C/U firemen pumping. C/U of the pump. C/U firemen holding hose. C/U hose showing the water being poured back into the lake. Various shots of the firemen pumping. M/S as joint is oiled. M/S as fireman is handed a tankard and he takes a drink. M/S as four firemen march along, C/U fireman pumping. M/S's as another set of firemen take over. C/U back view of three girls' legs. L/S pump and water going into lake.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56911
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2073.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:48:00 / 01:25:46:00
    Canister:
    68/78
    Sort Number:
    68/078
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology Religion & Politics
  • Stills

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

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