• Short Summary

    A fire breaks out on the 83rd floor of the Empire State Building but no-one is injured. America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Fire 83 floors up.

    Fire breaks out on 83rd floor of the Empire State Building but no-one is injured. New York, America (USA).

    L/S's The Empire State Building and New York skyline. Various shots of fire engines and police cars in the road, pan to the Empire State Building. M/S policeman telling crowd that they can't go into the building until it is declared safe. C/U man looking up. L/S crowds leaving the building mingling with firemen. Various shots of firemen walking along corridor. M/S in one of the burnt out offices as a fireman directs hose into air duct. Camera pans across burnt ceiling of the room, pan down to firemen working. M/S burnt out office. L/S ceiling of one of the offices completely burnt out, pan down to firemen clearing papers and records. M/S exterior, pan up the Empire State Building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1746.29
    Media URN:
    54139
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:54:00 / 01:56:54:00
    Canister:
    63/6

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