Oil Tanker Ablaze 1971

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    Oil tanker ablaze.

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    Various shots of oil tanker on fire. MS reporter in foreground wearing orange lifejacket talking to camera. Aerial shots of the blaze. CU man from fire service being interviewed. MS fire boat directing jets of water onto the blaze, black smoke billows out. Pan across the tanker to name 'Pacific Glory'. CU fire officer being interviewed again. MS blaze, pan to small boat and men carry something in tarpaulin.

    MS jet flying along. MS from aeroplane of the blaze. MS boats sailing away from the tanker. Aerial view of flames and black smoke. MS reporter interviewing firemen. MS rope on deck. MS people handing equipment over side of a boat to another one. MS black smoke and flames from oil that is on fire on the water, very bad fire.

    Pan to men spraying water on it. CU firemen. Smoke billows up from blaze and reporter in front speaks to camera. LS ship on fire. MS oil slick in water. Pan across to oil on water. CU reporter, camera focuses in on big black smoke.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1971
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    91208
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3292.03
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:05:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:56:00 / 01:12:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 4563 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 4563 D
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