• Short Summary

    Stacks of cotton stored at South African port go up in flames.

  • Description

    Titles read: "£1,250,000 BLAZE" (Dublin issue).

    South Africa.

    Various shots show large stacks of cotton stored at a South African port, part of the Egyptian crop purchased last year by the British Government, as it goes up in flames. Firemen and volunteers fight the blaze. Firemen have to be drenched with water so they can get nearer the fire. The fire is seen to burn into the night.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1328.21
    Media URN:
    43863
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:29:00 / 01:27:44:00
    Canister:
    42/53 (Dublin)

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