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  • Short Summary

    Two oil tankers loaded with benzine collide off American coast killing crew of 20.

  • Description

    United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title missing, according to original issue sheet should read: "Oil tanker ablaze. Crew of 20 killed in collision between oil vessels fully laden with benzine".

    L/S of a tanker at sea; the entire vessel is engulfed in thick black smoke. M/S of part of the tanker; balls of flames and smoke rise into the air.

    Intertitle: "Fuel worth $250,000 is quickly devoured by the roaring flames".

    L/S of the enormous cloud of smoke coming off the tanker, taken from the shore. L/S of the blazing ship, tilt up the clouds of smoke.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    494.07
    Media URN:
    25735
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:15:00 / 01:20:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1291

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