• Short Summary

    Great shots of a terrifying fire in a massive tyre dump - smoke hangs over London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Smoke Blots Out Sun As - Heat-Wave Starts 10,000 Rubber Dump Blaze".

    Mitcham, Surrey.

    LS a column of smoke from the blazing dump seen from a distance.

    CU MS Various good shots of the firemen in action, turning their hoses on the blazing tyres.

    CU Two firemen wiping their brows.

    MS CU Billows of smoke rolling across the screen.

    MS Good shot of the fire framed in a rubber tyre.

    LS the smoke curtaining the sky, obscuring the sun.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1185.26
    Media URN:
    40797
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:45:00 / 01:46:58:00
    Canister:
    47/45

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