• Short Summary

    Tragedy at the St Hyacinth Boys School in Quebec after a massive fire.

  • Description

    Quebec, Canada.

    Various shots of the smoking ruins of St Hyacinth Boys School after a huge fire. Parts of the building are covered in snow and ice as the temperature is 10 below zero. A large crowd of people watch from a safe distance. Brief shot of firemen still working to put out what remains of the fire. Commentator tells of the 28 pupils and teachers still missing. Brief shot of religious statue with arms outstretched - St Hyacinth?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    953.01
    Media URN:
    16229
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:00:48:00
    Canister:
    38/9

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