• Short Summary

    Children are killed and injured in blaze in Chicago School.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Chicago. Many Die In School Fire".

    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America (USA).

    GV Firemen and rescue workers around the school of Our Lady of the Angels in Chicago. LV Smoke coming from the windows as firemen continue rescue work. LV Rescue workers bringing a body out on stretcher, camera pans from school entrance to the stretcher bearers. LV Ladders resting against smashed windows and firemen inside. SV Fireman on ladder and camera pans to another fireman leaning out of broken window SV Rescue workers carrying bodies downstairs inside the school. SV Pan shot: body being brought out on stretcher. SV Water pouring down the school steps as rescuers go back in. SV Pan shot: body being brought out on stretcher. CU Doors of an ambulance being closed. LV Ambulance coming towards on way to hospital.

    LV Interior shot: doctors and nurses attending survivors in the St. Anne's Hospital. SV Nurse attending a boy survivor who has an arm and hand bandaged. CU The boy. SV Parents looking into a bed. CU A girl survivor. LV Grief stricken parents waiting outside the wards. SV A mother being tended by a nurse. CU A father crying. GV A police van driving away from the school carrying bodies. GV The gutted school.

    (F.G.) Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1563.01
    Media URN:
    50174
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:27:00
    Canister:
    58/98

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