• Short Summary

    Fire sweeps through 'Roosevelt' hotel, sheets hang from windows

  • Description

    Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America USA.

    American commentary, transcript on file.

    VS. In Jacksonville, Florida, a dramatic fire sweeping through 'Roosevelt' hotel. Sheets tied together hang from windows where people have tried in vain to save themselves. People hanging out of windows waiting for firemen to rescue them, smoke is still belching out of windows. A helicopter hovering over hotel to take people off the roof. Ambulance men lead injured away.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3098.09
    Media URN:
    87543
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:48:00 / 01:36:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 3849 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This incident, known as the Hotel Roosevelt Fire, occurred on 29 December 1963. 22 people died in the tragedy.

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