Murder From The Skies 1940

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Full title reads: "Murder From The Skies".

London.

VS Good night shots of buildings and warehouses in flames in the dockland area of London. Shots show huge sheets of flame coming up from many gutted buildings and of firemen trying to control the inferno. Damage caused by bombing and...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
21113
Sort Number:
40/074
Time in/Out:
01:45:49:00 / 01:48:21:00
Canister:
40/74
Film ID:
1055.44
Issue Date:
12/09/1940

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