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  • Short Summary

    A heat wave causes forest and heath fires in England.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Our Wonderful Weather! Pillars of smoke mark acres of burning heath and woodland, menacing beauty spots and countryside - result of abnormal heat wave."

    (Old record suggests Suffolk.)

    Shots of flames and smoke rising from woodland fire.

    Men dig shallow trenches on heathland to stop the advance of fire.

    Pan across burnt area of heath.

    More shots of trench digging.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    731.38
    Media URN:
    6625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:27:00 / 01:56:27:00
    Canister:
    33/70

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