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  • Short Summary

    Good views of a huge bomb crater in the middle of Balham, London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    London.

    VS of a massive bomb crater in Balham High Road with the wreckage of a double-deck 88 bus lying in the crater.

    Good panning shots showing the smashed sewer pipes and the badly damaged United Dairies and Times Furnishing shops which are adjacent to the crater.

    (Mute Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1669.08
    Media URN:
    60401
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:29:00 / 01:51:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 260 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Note that this clip currently has no date range.

    Seen here is the aftermath following the explosion of a 1400kg bomb on 14 October 1940, which badly damaged Balham Tube Station.

    More information about the incident is here......

    ww2today.com/14th-octob
    er-1940-disaster-at-balham-tube-station

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