• Short Summary

    50,000 volunteers take part in city night 'raid' exercise

  • Description

    New York., United States of America (USA)

    New York's second citywide atom bomb civil defence drill.

    G.V. N.Y. skyline with Atomic bomb superimposed (first 7 feet super title)
    GV. Travel shot, down lighted New York streets, passing fire engines etc., on way to incident. S.V. Pan rescue squads in truck. C.U. Towards, rescue squad. L.V. Bonfire simulating disaster area. L.V. Bonfire through window. S.V. Civil Defence workers run from building. S.V. C.D. worker hustles children along street. S.V. Pan fire engines arriving at scene of disaster. G.V. Fire engines arriving at scene of disaster. SV. C.D. worker handling hose. CU. Firemen. GV. Fire engine and crews pulled up alongside bonfire. SV. C.D. workers man handling hose. SV. Men turning on hydrant . SV. C.D. workers handling hose to decontaminate street. CU. Water jet. CU. Firemen. LV. Pan, down smoke billowing from building. LV. Wrecked building, hose playing in foreground. L.V. Men on balcony of hit tenement house. S.V. Man using walkie talkie. SV. Men using hose from top of fire engine. G.V. Spotlights lighting disaster area, hoses in action. SV. Men using hose on top of fire truck., in light of spots. SV. Firemen using hoses. GV. Scene of disaster - hose playing. SV. Hose playing on spotlighted building. L.V. & SV. Injured man being lowered to ground. S.V. ditto. & back view ditto. S.V. Injured man taken away on stretcher.
    (Orig. F.G.) (Orig. I.)

    Other records exist for this story - see Selected Originals

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:58:00 / 01:39:16:00

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