• Short Summary

    This item shows two bad fires in Sydney, Australia, and Atlanta, America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Disasters.

    Various locations.

    Fire in Sydney, Australia in a seven storey New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Wool Store. Good views of the fire raging and firemen playing hoses on the building. (This is excellent fire stuff). A dramatic L/S of the wall of one of the buildings collapsing.

    Atlanta, Georgia. America. Various shots taken as the fire was dying down in the Winecoff hotel. L/S of a person on a stretcher being conveyed across a division between two buildings, high above the street. M/S's of an official searching in the gutted building. Various shots of rescue workers taking dead and injured on stretchers. M/S exterior view of the building.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1416.29
    Media URN:
    46148
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:33:00 / 01:48:06:00
    Canister:
    46/100

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