• Short Summary

    Firemen battle to save a burning ship in London docks.

  • Description

    Firemen fight to save blazing ship. London Docks.

    GV "Paraguay Star", ablaze in London Docks. SV Pan showing the name, "Paraguay Star", and thick smoke coming from the section near the funnel. CU Funnel showing thick smoke coming from the side of it. Pan down to side of the ship where the plates have started to buckle. SV Fire float pouring water onto side of ship. Pan to side of ship. SV Fire floats. AS Looking up side of ship. GV "Paraguay Star", showing the ship listing. SV Ship from dockside. Smoke pouring from it. SV Gangway leading up side of ship. Pan up to show smoke coming from top of the superstructure. MS Firemen going up gangway. AS Firemen wearing breathing apparatus going up gangway. SV Firemen boarding ship. GV The ship showing the list to starboard. CU Side of ship showing damaged plates. Pan to fire float. SV Ship with smoke pouring from it. GV Pan the ship with smoke coming from it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2223.08
    Media URN:
    57390
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:15:00 / 01:14:25:00
    Canister:
    69/66

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