Tenement Building Collapses 1946

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    A tenement building collapses in New York whilst firemen are fighting a nearby blaze. United States of America (USA).

    MS tenement building. MS collapsed building with firemen around it. MS rescuers climbing over rubble. CU Mayor William O'Dwyer at site. MS firemen climbing over rubble and carrying person down on stretcher. MS picking up rubble with grab on crane. MS's firemen rescuing more people.

    MS wrecked tenement block, a fridge and milk bottles can be seen in part which is left standing, pan down to rescue workers below. MS firemen next to wreckage. MS as they pull long rope. MS as dangerous wall comes down. Various shots rescue work in operation. MS as people are carried out of the rubble.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    66382
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2361.20
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:35:00 / 01:39:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 1596 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 1596 H
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