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  • Short Summary

    New York's fire-fighters tackle blaze on German liner "Munchen." America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Atlantic liner ablaze. Whole of city's fire fighters mobilised to quell blazing German liner "Munchen" - she afterwards sank. New York, America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of the "Munchen" on fire, smoke billows out across the city. Various shots as fire boats surrounding it spray their jets of water across. M/S of fire-fighters standing on one boat, M/S of a large jet of water. M/S of smoke coming from the ship, various shots of water jets concentrated on the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    818.19
    Media URN:
    18862
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:52:00 / 01:45:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1689

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The fire occurred on 11 February 1930.

    Although the fire sank the ship, it was later re-floated and returned to service under the name "General von Steuben".

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