Fire at New York's Museum of Modern Art, Winthrop Rockefeller helps rescue paintings.
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American newsreel item.
Precious paintings saved from fire at Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York, United States of America (USA).
LS fire engines outside museum. CU people looking at broken windows, pan along the windows. Various shots of firemen using hoses. CU man on stretcher being carried. MS firemen overcome by smoke being helped away from the building. CU man on stretcher being given artificial respiration. MS Winthrop Rockefeller, the chairman of the museum, talking with firemen. Various shots of men with paintings and works of art which have been saved from the fire. MS museum, pan to paintings on pavement. MS paintings.
Date on original record is 01/04/1958.