• Short Summary

    A fire spreads under the market in Covent Garden.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Fire Sweeps London Catacombs".

    Covent Garden Market, London.

    GV Elevated fire engines and crowd in Covent Garden. Smoke pouring from basement in background. LV People watching smoke pouring from basement. SV Smoke pouring from basement pan up with smoke. MV Fire Engines. SV Firemen watching gauges on pump. GV Fire engines, lorries standing by kerb. GV Road littered with hoses.

    SV Men inspecting boxes of tangerines. LV Smoke pouring from basement, pan with smoke to fireman. SV Through thick smoke firemen at work. SV Firemen at entrance of basement with hose. MV Fireman standing by hydrant. CU Spray pan up to fireman MV Fireman standing outside basement with arc lamps. SV Interior firemen at work.

    SV Towards fireman's boots wading through water pan up to fireman. MV Interior fireman at work. GV Office under water. SV Pan firemen wading through water. MV People standing outside basement. Fireman wearing breathing apparatus comes up. SV Fireman wearing breathing apparatus talking to other friends. MV Towards and pan firemen wearing respirators.

    LV Fireman standing around drinking tea from mobile canteen. SV Fireman standing by engine takes off boot and tips out water. SV Fireman wearing breathing apparatus and drinking tea by mobile canteen. SV Fireman drinking tea. CU Fireman rolling cigarette. CU Fireman with respirator on chest drinking tea.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:37:00 / 01:16:01:00

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