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  • Short Summary

    A look at the devastation following the bombing of the New York Treasury.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America.

    Bomb outrage in New York. $500,000 damage and over 200 victims caused by explosion of mysterious origin.

    Intertitle: "Hats and fragments of clothing collected from the streets ... "

    Panning shot of abandoned hats and shoes lying amongst charred debris.

    Intertitle: "The wrecked automobile that crashed into the dynamite wagon".

    Various panning shots of a chaotic street scene; men from the press mingling with policemen, soldiers and workmen clearing up the mess, in the middle of it all is an upturned motor car. C/U of the car wreckage. Various shots of broken windows of the Treasury.

    Intertitle: "Government troops guard the Subtreasury, partly wrecked by the explosion".

    L/S of troops running up the steps of the Treasury. Panning shot of armed soldiers mingling with passers-by outside the Treasury. High angle panning L/S over the bomb scene - amongst the chaos a man standing on the roof of a car is operating a movie camera. M/S of dead bodies covered in sheets lying on the pavement. M/S of policemen putting the bodies into the back of a van.

    Note: Some of the intertitles appear only in flash frame. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    214.18
    Media URN:
    21598
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1920
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:51:00 / 01:20:12:00
    Canister:
    G 706

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