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  • Short Summary

    Firemen put out the last of the fire in a prison which killed 319 men who were locked in their cells. Columbus, Ohio. America (USA, U.S.A.).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Prison fire horror. 319 men in locked cells "killed like rats in a trap" in terrible fire disaster. Columbus, Ohio. America (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S of fire-fighters spraying the remains of the prison from hoses. L/S pan across the wreckage which is smoking as firemen turn their jets on it. Various shots of the fire-fighters. L/S of a man walking down the row of prison cells, M/S inside burnt cell.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    828.18
    Media URN:
    19026
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:39:00 / 01:31:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1707

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