• Short Summary

    Lives are lost as fires sweep through Los Angeles during race riots. America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - City of Terror.

    Nearly 40 die in race riots in Los Angeles, America (USA).

    Aerial shot section of Los Angeles with fires burning fiercely, L/S hoses trained on the blaze. M/S street with fires burning, pan down warehouse ablaze. M/S police and national guard in street. Various shots more fires burning. M/S of two policemen with two black men they have just arrested. More scenes of fires burning.

    M/S pan street with fires burning both sides and thick pall of smoke hanging about. L/S national guardsmen patrolling streets in daylight. M/S guardsmen coming from burnt out building. M/S sign over shop "Roosevelt for Mayor". Tracking shot burnt shops. M/S national guardsman with Bren Gun. Tracking shots of more burnt out shops.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1814.22
    Media URN:
    55562
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:07:00 / 01:43:46:00
    Canister:
    65/67

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