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  • Short Summary

    Compilation of material showing King and Queen visiting bomb damage in London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Full title reads: "Murder From The Skies". Clips from Pathe Gazette item from 40/74

    London.

    VS Good night shots of buildings and warehouses in flames in the dockland area of London. Shots show huge sheets of flame coming up from many gutted buildings and of firemen trying to control the inferno. Damage caused by bombing and air raids.

    VS Good shots of ruined building and craters in the roads incl. damaged East End streets, ruins around St. Paul's Cathedral, London bus lying upside down against house, firemen playing hoses onto still smouldering buildings

    VS. of King George VI inspecting the ruins in the suburbs. He chats to woman.

    Shots of King and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) inspecting bomb damage and talking to people.

    Various shots of bomb damaged homes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1849.07
    Media URN:
    60937
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:58:00 / 01:20:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 715 D

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