• Short Summary

    Footage of the damage caused by gas explosion in the centre of London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "BIG LONDON EXPLOSION"

    Various shots of firemen fighting gas main fire amidst debris of building wrecked by gas explosion. Various shots people sweeping glass from pavement and broken windows in shops caused by explosion. L/S of St. Paul's and M/S broken window at St. Paul's.

    Original negative exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1021.21
    Media URN:
    20409
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:37:00 / 01:24:11:00
    Canister:
    39/64

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