• Short Summary

    American cathedral burns - the authorities suspect arson.

  • Description

    ST. JOSEPH CATHEDRAL FIRE - HARTFORD

    Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America (USA).

    AS. Smoke pouring out of top section of Cathedral. AS. Tower with smoke pouring out of it. LV. Firemen at the base of the ladders in the street getting them into position and holding them. AS. Fireman on top of ladder near top of tower spraying water up into it from hose. LV. Tower showing fireman spraying hose. SV. Part of the Cathedral smouldering. LV. Tower with hoses of water going up to it. LV. Section of the Cathedral showing roof gutted. LV. Firemen spraying water from top of ladder. GV. Smouldering Cathedral.

    The authorities suspect arson.

    (F/G) (Orig.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    627.18
    Media URN:
    32486
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:02:00 / 01:23:37:00
    Canister:
    57/4

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The fire seen here occurred on 31 December 1956, destroying the church. A new one was built in its place.

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