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  • Short Summary

    Footage of smoke billowing out of large building.

  • Description

    Fire in tall building.

    Disasters. Fire in 'skyscraper' (1917). Shot panning to top of tall brick building; smoke coming from behind. Another shot panning up the building where the fire is; with the streams of water from the fire hoses shooting into windows; smoke rolling out and covering most of screen. Then L/S looking over back of the burning building; with jets of water aimed at long low warehouse-type building. Scary; dangerous; exciting; etc. etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1878.09
    Media URN:
    72178
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:48:00 / 01:10:29:00
    Canister:
    ON 071 P

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