Forest Fires On Riviera 1956

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    Forest fires on Riviera. Grasse, South of France.

    Various shots of forest blazing, people run away from it. Various shots (night) of fire blazing, firemen and volunteers beat the fire with branches and battle to keep it under control.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    82598
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2834.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:35:00 / 01:09:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 2878 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 2878 H
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