• Short Summary

    Footage of slag heap disaster in Belgium and forest fires in Australia.

  • Description

    Disasters. Belgium and Western Australia.

    L/S of street which is blocked by the landslides of slag heaps in Moulinssous-Fleron. Belgium. M/S of workers digging amongst heap of ashes and mud camera pans to show more workings. C/U of workers digging a hole supported by wood to stop earth collapsing. M/S. of house half buried under heap of rubble. M/S of row of six houses showing the end caved in. L/S of workmen climbing among rubble. M/S of houses and workers digging among rubble. C/U Car buried under rubble it is just discernible by two side windows. M/S Queen Fabiola visiting scene of ruin. M/S Group of people Baudouin in centre. C/U King Baudouin. L/S of scene showing house half buried and worker digging amongst ashes and rubble.

    M/S Showing flames amongst trees (sub super scene) in Western Australia. L/S of fire camera pans to show Telegraph pole and wires and the sun hidden in dense smoke. L/S of trees blazing on edge of forest showing fire fighters. M/S of fierce flames and burning trees. M/S of fire fighters, beating flames with branches of trees. C/U of charred name plate after fire is out and wreckage in background. M/S of burnt out houses showing only the chimney stacks in which are brick. camera pans to show more wreckage.

    M/S of man and woman in remains of homestead searching wreckage. M/S Two men woman with child in arms among the wreckage camera pans to show three more women standing among ruins. M/S of burnt out houses and what was once a street to show two Geese wobbling along. M/S Burnt out cars. C/U Burnt out motor bike camera pans up to show two more burnt out cars. M/S A shop front which is not burnt out notice chalked on glass cabinet 'this premise is for sale' camera pans to show burnt out cars and trees.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:18:00 / 01:24:05:00

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