Aftermath of fire in hotel which killed 58 as people search for missing relatives. Chicago. USA
Unissued / Unused material.
Fire at Hotel La Salle kills 58 people, Chicago, America (USA).
Various exterior shots of the hotel, pan down to fire engine outside. M/S people stood watching behind the barricades. Various interior shots of the burnt out rooms. Various shots of knotted bed sheets dangling from a window. Several exterior and interior shots. M/S of the bodies laid out under sheets in a room. M/S as people walk round the room looking for missing relatives. M/S as police take fingerprints of corpse. M/S of the bodies in the room. M/S as relatives leave. M/S firemen walking along with hoses.
Cataloguer's note: the date on the original record reads 18/6/1946.