• Short Summary

    Dramatic forest fire sweeps down and destroys 300 homes in Santa Monica which is popular with film stars. California, America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Big fire in film colony.

    Santa Monica, California. America (USA).

    L/S of a big home, smoke billows up behind it. Various shots of the forest fire sweeping down the hillside. Various shots of the fire raging. M/S of roof being sprayed to stop it setting alight. L/S of the fire, smoke billows around buildings and flames burn through trees. Various shots as buildings collapse under the fire, or are left as shells.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    991.19
    Media URN:
    18395
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:01:00 / 01:20:57:00
    Canister:
    38/97

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