• Short Summary

    Massive fires in City of London as result of night bombing raid, good Blitz shots.

  • Description

    Title reads: "London".

    Night bombing air raid causes havoc in capital, good Blitz shots.

    Various night shots of massive fires in City area of London - office blocks and shots are seen burning. We see firemen and the AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) attempting to fight the flames. Various shots of church windows, fire rages inside. Good shots of statues, one holding a crucifix, silhouetted against inferno.

    Various shots of smouldering skeletons of buildings the next morning. Various shots of burnt out Guildhall building with good views of St Paul's cathedral in background. Various shots of bombed out church. M/S of Union Jack flag flying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1065.22
    Media URN:
    37711
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:11:00 / 01:42:18:00
    Canister:
    41/1

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