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  • Short Summary

    Demolition of of old buses using oxyacetylene cutters and setting fire to them.

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    Rainham, Essex.

    General view of bus graveyard. MS. Burning skeleton of a tram pulled over on its side. MS. Breaking up metal parts by welding (oxyacetylene torch cutter). MS. Workmen with pickaxe pulling side of bus off MS. Scaffolding being towed away. MS. Workmen pulling parts of a tram off main hulk. MS. Workman pulling some bits off. MS. Breaking by means of welding guns. (Six shots) MS. Bus burning. Another angle Bus burning. LS. Tram lying on its side burning. CU. Transport officials watching. A Tram burning, lying on its side. (3 shots) MS. Tram burning. MS. Workman spraying hoses all round to Control flames (Three shots.) MS. Another shot of bus burning. CU. Transport worker adjusting hose.

    Orig. Neg. (Used in New Pictorial No. 322.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:17:00 / 01:21:18:00
    UN 2334 E

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