• Short Summary

    Lord Mountbatten honours firemen with award in Lambeth, London.

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    Firemen honoured. Lambeth, London.

    L/S firemen lined up for inspection by Lord Mountbatten of Burma. M/S Lord Mountbatten inspecting firemen. L/S pan firemen lined up and being inspected. L/S pan people watching from balconies. M/S Lord Mountbatten presenting sub officer William Albert Cakebread with citation. M/S people applauding. M/S Lord Mountbatten shaking hands with and presenting citation to fireman Richard Arthur Edington. M/S people watching from balconies. L/S wheeled escape ladders on fire engines being raised pan to three other fire engines with ladders being raised. Angle shot. firemen climbing ladder.

    M/S firemen nearing top of escape ladder. M/S firemen at base of ladder on engine operating control mechanism. L/S escape ladders moving up with firemen at the top. C/U ditto Angle shot. four escape ladders extended to their fullest and firemen at the top ready for action with hoses. M/S firemen operating the turntable at the base which controls the movement of the ladder. C/U three firemen at the top of three ladders ready for action zoom back showing height. L/S building on fire and demonstration of rescue by hook ladder and lowering line. M/S firemen climbing carrying hook ladder. M/S Ambulance rushing onto the scene. M/S zoom in to firemen descending ladder carrying injured person over his back. M/S people watching.

    M/S man lowering himself by line from burning building. L/S fire engines and holding hoses with jets of water going onto the burning building. M/S looking up at hoses and water playing on burning building pan down to firemen holding hoses. L/S of demonstration of extinguishing an oil fire with water fog. M/S fire engine rushing onto the scene pan to three large trays of oil burning. Top view pan firemen rushing from engine to burning oil with hoses. C/U woman holding small boy watching. L/S firemen putting out oil with water fog. L/S firemen putting out the oil fire.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:18:00 / 01:42:10:00

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