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  • Short Summary

    A strategically placed fire brings down a disused industrial chimney.

  • Description

    Greenford, Middlesex, Greater London.

    Title: "Felled by Fire. Monster chimney ... weighing 300 tons and containing 150,000 bricks ... brought down exactly where intended".

    L/S of a factory with a large industrial chimney standing behind it. Panning shot of men clambering over a pile a wood placed around the base of the chimney, one appears to be tipping tar or petrol over the wood, another ignites the wood using a burning oily rag on a stick. L/S of the chimney as it collapses, a ball of flames and smoke rises as the debris hits the ground. L/S of men climbing over the rubble to inspect the results of their strategic fire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    450.22
    Media URN:
    25529
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:29:00 / 01:44:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1266

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