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  • Short Summary

    Famous ski resort swept by forest fire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Murren - famous winter sports' playground swept by forest fire, causing great damage before being extinguished by heavy downpour of rain".

    Switzerland.

    Panning L/S of large hotel in front of snow capped mountains (the Alps). M/S of firemen with hose extinguishing last of fire, he stands on wall of burnt out building. Panning M/S of large house / hotel; the main part of the building has been burnt out, causing some parts to collapse. Various shots of burnt out buildings with mountains in background, in some shots firemen still fighting the blaze.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:02:13. M/S of woman looking around burnt out building. Various shots of scenic view of houses and town beneath mountains.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    658.01
    Media URN:
    26444
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1349

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