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  • Short Summary

    Fire devastates Oulton Hall - destroying many old treasures.

  • Description

    Cheshire.

    Title: "£200,000 FIRE. 6 lives ... and many irreplaceable at treasures ... lost in destruction of Oulton Hall".

    Panning L/S of a burnt out stately home. M/S of three firemen holding a hose, they are sticking it through the window of the burnt out house, pan to show debris falling out of the main entrance of the home, tilt up to show broken stained glass window and sunlight coming through the broken roof. M/S of smoke coming out of one of the basement windows. Interior. C/U of smouldering bits of wood inside the house.

    Note: please see separate record for £200,000 FIRE (long version).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    454.02
    Media URN:
    25556
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:51:00 / 01:02:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1269

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The fire took place on 14 February 1926.

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