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  • Short Summary

    Firemen bring out two of the dead from the burnt-out drugstore building on Broadway.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    New York City, United States of America / USA

    High shot, looking down at the burning building on Broadway. (2 shots). MS Smoke coming out of the shell of a burnt-out building. CU Street sign: E22 St / Broadway. MS Firemen and crowds on the street. High shot and CU, water pouring from a hose down the street. Various shots, firemen on the street standing among hose pipes and by a crane for lifting the debris - a Chaplain stands among the other firemen. LS Three firemen go into the gutted building carrying stretchers. CU Ambulance. CU Firemen waiting for news of their comrades. (3 shots). High shot, MS firemen carrying out one of the dead on a stretcher. They pass through a crowd of firemen who take off their helmets as it passes. Twelve firemen died fighting this fire. High shot, a second casualty is carried out into an ambulance. MS The ambulance drives away.

    Note: Date on original record: 21/10/1966. Contemporary note records this as the worst casualty figures in the history of New York City's Fire Department to date.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:01:00 / 01:57:37:00
    UN 4186 H

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