• Short Summary

    London's firemen stage great display to celebrate centenary - Queen and Duke attend.

  • Description

    Lambeth, London.

    GV. Interior the control room of the London Fire Brigade (LFB) H.Q. at Lambeth. SV. The Queen Elizabeth II with London Fire Brigade Chief during celebration of the centenary of the LFB. LV. The Queen looking around. SV. Map on wall. CU. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. SV. The Queen looking at piece of equipment. CU. Piece of equipment. GV. The Queen on dais, watching display, & SV. LV. Girl in old style dress with bucket runs and throws water onto fire in house. LV. Old style firemen arrive with hand pump. GV. As jets of water shoot straight in the air from the pump. CU. Men pumping. SV. Woman helping on pump, & CU. SV. Two men on another old pump, & CU. SV. Firemen arriving on horse drawn steam pump, & LV. SV. Old steam pump working, pan to group of firemen running hoses from it. CU. Old time fireman with hose. SV. Steam pump, & CU. LV. Hose being directed onto burning building. LV. Pan, modern fire engine arrives. SV. Two more fire engines arrive. LV. Crowd watching from balcony. LV. Extending ladder on raise. SV. Fireman climbs ladder. CU. Operator on turntable. LV. Fireman at top of extending ladder. SV. Two firemen looking up. AS. Six extending ladders up very high and meeting at the top. LV. Group of firemen directing hoses down to ground, they raise them up the building. GV. Pan, the firemen playing their hoses up the top of the building, & GV. Pan.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:30:00 / 01:16:08:00

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