• Short Summary

    London gets busy pulling down damaged buildings with dynamite after fire raid in the city of London.

  • Description

    ENGLAND: CITY CLEARS UP WITH DYNAMITE: Scenes Of Many Damaged Buildings - Of Soldiers At Work On Bomb Damage - Some Very Good General Views Of London.

    ENGLAND: CITY CLEARS UP WITH DYNAMITE: Scenes Of Many Damaged Buildings - Of Soldiers At Work On Bomb Damage - Some Very Good General Views Of London. London, England LV Clock tower of St. Paul's pan to damaged buildings below. SV many damaged buildings below. GV pan from one wrecked street to another. TV wreckage of a Wren Church. SV pan up wreckage of church. SV of Union Jack flying from Guildhall. SV sign "Great Arthur Street". GV wrecked buildings. LV soldiers preparing building for demolition. CU Hammering beam into place. SV man tying rope to wall. LV crowd watching. GV building dynamited. LV men pulling rope pan to wall wobbling. LV wall comes down. GV wall coming down. GV of wall coming down. Shot of St. Paul's to smouldering wreckage. LV pan from skeleton of building to undamaged street. LV undamaged street pan to St. Paul's and people walking in street.

    GOOD SCENES:

    SCU Archway over two buildings sign (-ANCHESTER AVENUE) pan down to extensive damage below. SCU man looking through old documents badly burned. SV wrecked Guildhall showing skeleton dome. SV wrecked street - pan from damage to another street. SV street showing badly damaged buildings on either side. CU skeleton of building. CU badly damaged building. CU of wreckage and smoke rising - shot through smoke of Big Ben. SCU damaged building being pulled down - soldier below conducting demolition of buildings. SCU from below of burned out building pan along same. SV of wrecked street - people in distance walking through. SCU of bombed road pan round to another bombed street. SV of bombed building - soldiers knocking down same - St. Paul's dome can be seen through damaged building. CU water pouring out of burst pipe. STV damaged buildings. STV of bombed buildings. STV of bombed buildings in bombed street. STV of bombed buildings in street below. SV of damaged building - pavement outside same scattered with rubble. SCU of bombed street - pillar box in centre. SV badly damaged church - people walking through rubble. SV damaged confectionery shop pan to damaged hat shop - sign - S. HUNT & CO. HAT MAKERS and other shops. CU of building with "LONDON" written across it. SV top of buildings pan to damage below. SAV of London showing dome of St. Paul's and other buildings. STV of damaged buildings. LTV damaged buildings. LV of London showing St. Paul's pan round to GV of city streets. SV of two towers of St. Paul's. STV city buildings and streets intact. LTV city buildings and streets intact. LTV of London and city buildings pan up to very clouded sky. CU of block of flats intact. SV of London street intact - people crossing roads - cars passing by. STV of London street - buildings intact, and bombed. SV taken from building of London showing dome of St. Paul's. STV of dome of St. Paul's - others buildings also. CU of St. Paul's through bars of balcony; this shot also shows much of London. SV of London - tower of St. Paul's in f-g. SV of two towers of St. Paul's - London buildings in distant b-g. LV of dome of St. Paul's and many other London buildings. STV of many damaged buildings pan round to more damage. SV of London street - buildings intact on either side, traffic passing up and down. SV of city street pan round to Smithfield market and Farringdon Road. CU of Smithfield Market. SV of large buildings intact, two cars parked on roadside pan round to other buildings.

    CENSORED SCENES

    GTV of London buildings. SV of London street - buildings quite intact on either side - people crossing road - car past. GTV of London. LTV of many damaged buildings. STV of London buildings and Dome of St. Paul's pan round to GV of London pan round to buildings below. GTV of London showing St. Paul's pan showing more of London. GTV of London showing Dome of St Paul's and rest of London. GTV of London showing large church spire in b-g. GTV of London and damaged bombed buildings. SV London street - people in same and some crossing road.

    UN-CENSORED SCENES:

    CU showing skeleton of building being pulled down. pan down to dust rising up below. SV soldiers clearing up rubble on ground pan round to damaged buildings. SV soldiers pulling on rope tied to damaged building pan to other damaged buildings. CU shot from damaged buildings of St. Paul's dome. SV damaged buildings, St. Paul's can be seen through them.

    Air Raids and War Damage; Great Britain
    Background: London gets busy pulling down damaged buildings with dynamite after fire raid in the city of London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3W7SR3F8PILW7W1M4YBKTGDWL
    Media URN:
    VLVA3W7SR3F8PILW7W1M4YBKTGDWL
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    UK: CITY CLEARS UP WITH DYNAMITE London gets busy pulling down damaged buildings after fire raid.

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