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  • Short Summary

    Agents burn boxes of bottles of alcohol due to prohibition.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " The "Dry V Wet" War In America. £100,000 worth of captured liquor destroyed in great bonfire by prohibition agents."

    Philadelphia, United States of America (USA).

    Hundreds of boxes of liquor are seen being doused in petrol by prohibition agents who scramble over them. Shot of boxes burning and smouldering ashes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.34
    Media URN:
    33449
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:28:00 / 01:53:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1444

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