• Short Summary

    Fire brigades demonstrate new fire fighting technologies.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Edinburgh. New Ways Beat Fire".

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    GV pan the Simon Snorkel fire fighting appliance going along the road in Edinburgh towards Prince's Street. Angle shot man waving from building, window. LV the Snorkel outside the building, going up. Travel shot from the platform of the Snorkel of the building as moves up. Angle shot man stepping out of window onto the platform of the Snorkel. Top view. Looking down from the platform at the street below. Angle shot the platform descending. SV as the platform comes to rest and the rescued man steps out.

    Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire.

    GV Waddesdon Manor. LV pan fire engine arriving. CU lights flashing on the fire engine. SV fireman winding and extending ladder. GV firemen at the top of the ladder. LV pan interior one of the rooms in the Manor. CU painting 'The Garden of Love' by Rubens. CU another painting 'The Pink Boy' by Gainsborough. GV one of the rooms. GV exterior smoke coming from the roof of the Manor. CU firemen starting the Perkins gas turbine pump. SV as the firemen start the engine. SV as firemen connect hose to hydrant. GV firemen rushing about holding hoses. LV crowd watching. LV line of firemen directing hoses. CU firemen pan down to nozzle to hose. GV the Manor with the Perkins gas turbine pump engine in the foreground and hoses spraying from each.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:32:00 / 01:05:13:00

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