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  • Short Summary

    Firemen have a game whereby they push a ball around with water propelled from their fire hoses!

  • Description

    Introductory intertitle reads: "When it really does get hot, commend us to the noble game of firemen's pushball."

    M/S of a group of firemen having a game with a large ball. Two groups of firemen direct their hoses at the ball, trying to push it along the ground. Various shots of the game, the ball is pushed around the street.

    "There aren't many rules - just wash the ball where you want it - and when you can't, why, wash the other side away - !" More shots of the ball flying around and water going everywhere.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 698.

    Safety print only. Lots of nitrate damage visible on print copy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    958.10
    Media URN:
    16967
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:11:00 / 01:20:17:00
    Canister:
    EP 178

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