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  • Short Summary

    A fire raged in New York and caused devastation.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Like A Giant Bellows - flames fanned by a terrific gale - completely gut large area in a few minutes, despite desperate efforts of Fire Fighters."

    New York

    Various shots of a fire blazing at night. It could be any kind of structure. A window frame burns, silhouetted against the flames.
    Reconstructed intertitles read: "flamed by stiff wind off the harbour, the fire spread at great speed" "Tar paper and wooden structures are reduced to tangled debris"
    Panning shot of aftermath with broken crumpled corrugated sheets and rubble.

    Note: The item title frames are missing from the transferred story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    666.15
    Media URN:
    26547
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:48:00 / 01:29:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1364

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