• Short Summary

    A new idea for rescuing people from burning buildings; a container on a pulley that moves up and down a fireman's ladder.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "A life saver." (new title) "Berlin is now using a new idea to assist her firemen in getting rescued people safely down the escapes. A novel basket."

    Berlin, Germany.

    Various shots show firemen sending a basket / container on a pulley system up a ladder against the side of a building. A woman in a fur coat climbs out of a window in the building and into the basket then is pulled slowly back down to the ground. One of the firemen lifts her out and onto the snow-covered ground.

    Note: the building doesn't appear to be burning.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1026.13
    Media URN:
    36885
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:25:00 / 01:28:17:00
    Canister:
    PT 049

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