• Short Summary

    Explosion destroys block of flats in Montreal.

  • Description

    Title reads: "APARTMENTS EXPLOSION, MANY DEAD".

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    L/S firemen and sailors standing round devastated building, parts of which are still burning fiercely. L/S firemen on top ladder directing hose. Panning shot part of the building still burning. M/S men clearing the site. M/S ditto. L/S people clearing up and looking for possible survivors. Panning L/S crane clearing rubble. M/S sailors and firemen put dead body on stretcher and cover it up. Panning shot as two sailors carry the stretcher off. Panning firemen still directing hoses onto the building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1796.04
    Media URN:
    55325
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:48:00 / 01:05:45:00
    Canister:
    65/20

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