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    Eastbourne, East Sussex.

    Intertitle: "Fire! Wonderful display of fire fighting by 'Kodak' team at N.F.B.A.'s annual competitions".

    L/S of a building with smoke pouring from the first floor window, firemen rush to the building carrying ladders, in the background are a crowd of onlookers. L/S of a stretcher being lowered from the house on a rope pulley, two firemen run into shot and pick up the stretcher. L/S of the firemen using hoses to extinguish the fire.

    M/S of a small steam engine standing in front of a crowd of onlookers, firemen speed in and unravel hoses from the engine. C/U of two firemen joining together bits of hose. M/S of firemen completing the task of joining the hoses - the onlookers applaud. More shots of the firemen unravelling the hoses - they seem to be trying to complete the task within a certain time. Panning shot of a fire engine and a hose cart, an off duty fireman is polishing the engine, in the background are several marquees. Panning C/U of the fire engine, a fireman is sitting in the driving seat.

    More L/Ss of the burning building, firemen are seen swinging down from the first floor window using the rope pulley.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:50:00 / 01:50:47:00
    G 687
    Sort Number:
    G 0687
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    Entertainment & Humour
    my favourites Kodak
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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