French Liner Ablaze At Le Havre 1938

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Titles read: "FRENCH LINER ABLAZE AT LE HAVRE".

Le Havre, France.

Various shots of the French liner ship 'Lafayette' burning in the harbour at Le Havre as firemen work to put out the smoking fire. Aerial shot flying over the ship. Small section of footage is missing from the end of...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
17161
Sort Number:
38/037
Time in/Out:
01:06:24:00 / 01:07:10:00
Canister:
38/37
Film ID:
965.09
Issue Date:
09/05/1938

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