• Short Summary

    Nearly fifty lives lost as fire hots department store in Christchurch - the worst fire disaster ever to hit New Zealand.

  • Description

    Gaumont British News ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Big store fire in New Zealand

    NEW ZEALAND: Christchurch:
    Firemen fighting fire in department store with hoses
    Good shot of fire blazing
    Flames and smoke from top of building
    More of firefighters fighting fire with hoses
    Refreshments and beverages being brought to firefighters as they continue to try and fight fire
    More of fire raging in building
    Front of department store being hosed by firemen

    Disasters and Accidents; Shops and Shopping
    Background: Nearly fifty lives lost as fire hots department store in Christchurch - the worst fire disaster ever to hit New Zealand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3CWRLBDNJ1YMU78K83Z7U5TLZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CWRLBDNJ1YMU78K83Z7U5TLZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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