• Short Summary

    Food for export wrecked as fire sweeps Amsterdam warehouses.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FIRE BLASTS DUTCH FOOD STORES".

    Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands).

    Huge fire - travelling shot from river. Long shot of warehouses alight. Firemen fighting blaze, pan to burning building. Close up shot of smoke issuing from building, fire raging from inside. Extending ladder, firemen around. Burning building with hose playing across foreground. Smoke, pan down to street. Pan up burning building, hose being played on building. Fireman playing hose on burning building. Fire engine with firemen playing hoses. Burning building. Crane load of food being salvaged. Several shots of hoses being played on burning building. Pan through gutted building showing damage. Long shot of warehouse after fire - shot taken from river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1438.08
    Media URN:
    46895
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:27:00 / 01:10:31:00
    Canister:
    48/76

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