• Short Summary

    A terrible fire engulfs oil refinery works in Texas City, USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Stop Press".
    Introductory Intertitle reads: "Texas Disaster - Fire Blasts Oil City".

    Texas City, United States of America (USA).

    LS Aerial view of the terrible fire raging with the white oil storage drums visible round the rim of the fire.

    MS Chemicals flaring up as the fire reaches them.

    CU Smoke, studded with flame billowing up.

    LS Rescue workers getting stretchers ready etc.

    MS Red Cross workers preparing refreshments for rescuers.

    Various shots of flames and smoke.

    Aerial views of the fire spreading across the oil installation / refinery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1181.27
    Media URN:
    40714
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:47:00 / 01:56:14:00
    Canister:
    47/32

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