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  • Short Summary

    A tank of paraffin burning fiercely in the middle of an oil depot can be seen for miles around. Hull, Humberside.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Huge oil blaze. City imperilled by burning tank of half a million gallons of paraffin in centre of great oil depot. Hull, Humberside.

    M/S as the camera pans across the oil drums to fire blazing in the middle, various shots as it burns fiercely.

    Intertitle - 'at night - roaring flames and billowing clouds of smoke made an awesome spectacle.'

    L/S of the flames roaring in to the night sky.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    802.24
    Media URN:
    18606
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:20:00 / 01:46:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1643

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