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  • Short Summary

    Ferocious fires in Oil fields in California, United States of America.

  • Description

    Sante Fe Springs, California, United States of America.

    Full titles read: "OIL FIELDS ABLAZE ! - £500,000 damage estimated as flames destroy 9 Derricks."

    M/S of huge wall of flame shooting up into the air. L/S of two firemen spraying water from hose pipe. They both stand behind a makeshift corrugated iron shelter (presumably to protect them from the oil). Several more shots of the ferocious fires burning in the oil fields, thick black smoke is seen billowing into the sky.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    794.14
    Media URN:
    35979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:31:00 / 01:19:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1620

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