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  • Short Summary

    Ceremonial burning of tram in street, Burlington, United States of America.

  • Description

    Burlington, United States of America.

    Full titles read: "A BLAZING END - Whole town turns out to see the last tramcar's (scrapped in favour of the bus) - spectacular 'funeral'.

    L/S of sombre procession moving down street led by brass band. L/S of men in black suits and top-hats walking down street with tramcar following behind. L/S's of man setting fire to the tram. High angled shots of crowds of people standing around the flaming tram carriage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    798.31
    Media URN:
    36076
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:14:00 / 01:49:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1634

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