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  • Short Summary

    Bombs explode and fires start in the troubles in Northern Ireland.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - Colour material

    Northern Ireland.

    LS of bomb exploding and blowing the front out of a building. British soldiers are amongst the firemen rushing into the front of the blasted building. The building is soon heavily on fire and despite the efforts of firemen begins to collapse. Shot of army armoured personnel carrier (possibly called a Warthog).

    Shots prior to explosion. VS of fire engine at the end of the street. LS of British army officer approaching building. LS of explosion just after he walks away. Repeat shots of fire.

    VS of fire in parking lot of coach company in Belfast, probably from the Bloody Friday attack on the Ulsterbus depot on Oxford Street during the afternoon of 21st July 1972. Firemen work to put out blaze. VS of British army officers. LS of robot bomb disposal unit at work. Controlled explosion of suspect van. CU of soldiers checking wreckage of van. Windows of building above have been blown out by the explosion. Shattered glass in street.

    According to the title these bombs were planted by the IRA - the Irish Republican Army - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:52:00 / 01:49:11:00
    UN 4662 H

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