• Short Summary

    Big Civil Defence exercise in Leeds - 500 volunteers involved.

  • Description

    Leeds, Yorkshire. Civil Defence exercise.

    GV. Leeds, pan down to statue. (first seven for super title) Various shots of fire engines outside Leeds Greyhound Stadium. L.V. Fire engine lined up before start of exercise. S.V. Firemen receiving instructions. C.U. Firemen waiting. L.V. Fire engines leaving station. L.V. Travel shot engines moving along road. C.U. Bell ringing. Firemen on engine (various shots) S.V. Travel shot fire engines. S.V. Firemen on engine. S.V. Fire engine driver. Various shots of firemen in action. S.V. First Aid man tending wounded man. L.V. Firemen playing hoses into river. S.V. Wounded man being taken to ambulance (3 shots). CU. Pull out, Women's Voluntary Service sign. SV. W.V.S. woman pouring tea from urn. CU. Wounded man drinking tea. C.U. Wounded man being taken to ambulance. L.V. Firemen playing hoses into river.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "K")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    17.42
    Media URN:
    27128
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:33:00 / 01:57:02:00
    Canister:
    52/20

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