• Short Summary

    Bush fire in Victoria destroys many homes, Australian army called in to help.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Forest Fire in Australia".

    Victoria, Australia.

    Various shots of bush fire burning fiercely. Various shots of Australian soldiers trying to stem the fire with chemicals and by beating the flames.

    Various shots of ruins of burnt out homes, people try to rescue their belongings. M/S of woman and child crying as they wander about rubble.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1358.19
    Media URN:
    44693
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:36:00 / 01:35:28:00
    Canister:
    44/42

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