• Short Summary

    Competition in Moscow shows off the skills and speed of Soviet fire fighters.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Moscow. Firemen's Olympics".

    Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    LV Russian firemen jumping off of their fire engines and running to the rear to unload ladders and hoses. CU ladder being run off one of the engines.

    LV pan one of the firemen running down a track dragging a hose with them, LV a ladder being leant up against a building. SV firemen climbing a ladder holding a hose behind him, LV as he directs the hose at a gong and hits it with a jet of water. SV crowd.

    LV pan two firemen running down a track jump and climb over a wall pick up a rolled hose. They run along a narrow board with it and connect it to a main then continue running down the track dragging the hose until the winner crosses the line.

    CU starter fires pistol. LV pan two firemen running along holding a ladder with a large hook on it they hook the ladder onto a window in a mock building and start to climb the building by hooking the ladder onto windows the windows clambers onto the top window. LV crowd. GV two more firemen scaling the wall with their ladders, the winner jumps into the top window.

    CU the winning team's cup. SV as the Captain of the winning team is presented with the cup.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:13:00 / 01:44:30:00

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