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  • Short Summary

    Flax Mills are saved from destruction by the company's own fire brigade when they catch light in Selby.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Clever amateur firemen. Flax Mills worth quarter of a million saved from destruction by company's own fire brigade. Selby, North Yorkshire.

    M/S of piles of burnt flax on the ground, a man holds a hose over it while others walk about. The camera pans across the smouldering pile to another man hosing it down. Various shots of men hosing the smoking flax. M/S of men using pitchforks to move the flax away while it is still smouldering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.43
    Media URN:
    22443
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:17:00 / 01:44:29:00
    Canister:
    G 799

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