• Short Summary

    Footage of the burning buildings in Los Angeles, USA.

  • Description

    Los Angeles, California, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Winds Spread Fires in California'.

    Various shots of large fires on hillsides in Los Angeles and in foreground - the owners of the houses spray their roofs with water so as to keep the houses cool. Various shots of the fire brigade battling in vain to stop the fire. MS. Bush on fire. MS. Firemen spraying bushes. Various shots of the wooden bungalow house just beginning to catch fire. MS. Man spraying rooftop. MS. Loading furniture onto back of lorry. Various shots of the flames engulfing the countryside, also into the night. Various shots of the next day, gutted rows of houses.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 22/03/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3161.13
    Media URN:
    88849
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:39:00 / 01:31:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 3873 F

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