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  • Description

    'Some Fire' - huge timber yard fire in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America, 1916.

    Disasters. Opens with DS fire-fighters in street in front of flaming building; some men are bashing at side of building with axes;others man the fire hoses; arcs of water from hoses in air. Shot of wires in air above roof; with masses of smoke billowing about and stream of water shooting up into frame. Great shot of frame of 4 story building (sign on front' Chocolate - Menier') completely filled with flames; the front wall of top story collapses;falling forward; the rest still standing in high-contrast silhouette. Slight pan to left. Aside wall collapses; as a man on ground leans on truck nearby. Angled shot of wall collapsing in masses of flames; dark stream of water from hose in FG. Then just a whole screen full of flames; turning to smoke; hose in FG and helmet of fireman moving. Danger.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    71380
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1860.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:41:00 / 01:04:27:00
    Canister:
    ON 033 B
    Sort Number:
    ON 033 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    ON 033 Rutgers University Hoboken
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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