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  • Short Summary

    After a destructive fire, the Hop Exchange in London is demolished.

  • Description

    London.

    Intertitle: "A TICKLISH JOB. Dangerous wall of Hop Exchange felled under supervision of Col. Fox, London Salvage Corps".

    Low angle shot of a man climbing a ladder at the side of a tall building, he is silhouetted against the sky, he bangs something into the wall. L/S of the wall collapsing. M/S of Colonel Fox and various other demolition supervisors walking amongst the debris of the collapsed Hop Exchange. M/S of workmen throwing the rubble into carts.

    Note: The Hop Exchange was demolished after a fire as seen in story - HOP EXCHANGE BURNED - in Gazette Issue, G 713. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    220.41
    Media URN:
    21968
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:15:00 / 01:41:26:00
    Canister:
    G 715

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