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  • Short Summary

    Many famous homes destroyed in Hollywood Hills fire.

  • Description

    California, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the fire and burning houses as giant flame and fire sweeps through Hollywood Hills area of California - many famous homes are in fire. Ground to air shot as plane flies over fire area and drops fire foam in form of a dust. Various shots burning houses. MS. As fireman falls from small ladder while carrying hose. Various shots of the firemen at work. MS. Pan as woman in shorts runs from house with small child in arms. MS. Man putting a puppy into his car. Various shots of fire, taken from surrounding hills. Various shots as people pack what they can into their cars. Various shots of the horses being driven down main street away from the fire. Various shots of former American Vice-President Richard Nixon standing on the roof of his house with small hose pipe damping the roof. Various shots of the fire still raging at night. Various shots of the fire still raging the next day.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 13/11/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2605.18
    Media URN:
    70080
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:35:00 / 01:36:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 3555 B

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