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  • Short Summary

    Various shots at night and the next day of an oil refinery burning fiercely, firemen working to contain the blaze.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Mourepiane, Marseilles, France

    Various shots at night of oil refinery ablaze on the night of the second explosion following sabotage by Algerian Nationalists. Fire continuing the next day with black smoke billowing out. Pan over burnt-out wreckage of refinery buildings. Various shots of firemen trying to control the fire during the day. LS Refinery buildings and black smoke in industrial landscape.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 27/08/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2904.18
    Media URN:
    83889
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:27:00 / 01:56:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 3127 D

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