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  • Short Summary

    Fire fighters working as the fire destroys store in Liverpool.

  • Description

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    LS. & MS. Firemen going up ladder into window of the store trying to put out the store fire. Various shots of debris being cleared. Panning shots down the front of store. Various shots of fire damage. MS. Workmen clearing the rubble. LS. Firemen walking through debris. CU. Fireman's helmet on the ground. LS. Crowd looking on. LS. Fireman walking up ladder to enter through window, store's name on building reads 'Henderson's'. LS. Ladder at window. MS. Women watching. Various shots of debris, and as it is cleared. LS. Canopy is repaired where one casualty fell through. LS. Firemen's ladders at windows. MS. Damaged goods in window. Various shots of debris and of it being cleared, showing workmen removing burnt mannequins (dummies) from shop windows - strong resemblance to charred bodies, strangely disturbing footage. MS. Men looking on. LS. & MS. Crowd looking on. Various shots of debris, showing jewellery piled up. MS. Debris, some still smouldering. Various shots as firemen wind ladder. Various shots as firemen search debris. Various shots of ruined store inside. LS. Firemen searching debris. LS. Fire engines arrive through crowds. LS. Firemen looking on. LS. Store. LS. Firemen winding ladder. Close up shots of the people in crowd.

    (Mute Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/06/1960.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:00:00 / 01:23:01:00
    UN 3371 A

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