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  • Short Summary

    Huge fire in Paris - 5 dead American airmen are brought to a chapel in Rome, Italy.

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Paris, France.

    A huge fire in Paris causes £1,000,000 of damage and renders 300 homeless. Elevated shot of the fire, pan to blazing buildings, firemen play hoses onto the flames. Large fire escape ladder silhouetted against the flames. M/S of the shells of burning buildings.

    Italy. The coffins of 5 American airmen are brought to a chapel in Ciampino, Rome.

    M/S's as the bodies of the 5 American airmen killed by Marshal Tito's army are brought in flag draped coffins from a plane at Ciampino airport. They are driven slowly in the back of army trucks through the streets to the chapel. M/S's of American officers and men saluting as they pass. M/S as American soldiers carry the coffins into the chapel.

    Possibly connected with 46/72 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:17:00 / 01:15:57:00
    UNSO Reel 090

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