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  • Short Summary

    An inventor demonstrates his pioneering fire-resistant solution by kneeling in a bed of flames.

  • Description

    Chelsea, London.

    Intertitle: "Kneeling in Flames. Fire proof inventor proves value of his fire-resisting solution in dramatic test".

    M/S of two men in an empty sports stadium, one man is putting on a gas mask. M/S of the man in the gas mask - the inventor - walking through a patch of flaming petrol, four other men watch the experiment from a respectable distance. The inventor walks around the flames and even kneels for a brief second. C/U of the inventor laughing and talking with three men in trilbies, possibly journalists, after the stunt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    220.22
    Media URN:
    21949
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:03:00 / 01:20:45:00
    Canister:
    G 711

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