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  • Short Summary

    Former German vessel the De Kalb on fire off the United States of America.

  • Description

    A former German ship the De Kalb ablaze off the coast of the United States of America. Full titles read: "Are they all accidental ? - The De Kalb - former German raider mysteriously catches fire, like many other commandeered ships."

    L/S of the De Kalb on fire off the American coastline, she appears to be listing badly. C/U of smoke is pouring from the portholes. M/S of firemen on the safer parts of the deck spraying the fire with water from their hoses.

    Interesting M/S from the deck of the listing ship, the fire now appears to be out. The deck looks completely gutted. Two firemen inspect the damage. The camera pans right to reveal the burnt cabin doors and windows.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    204.30
    Media URN:
    21650
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:07:00 / 01:38:50:00
    Canister:
    G 636

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