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  • Short Summary

    Firemen in Calcutta show off with hoses, ladders and ropes in demonstration at fire tower.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Testing Their Skill - Firemen give demonstration at Calcutta".

    Calcutta, India.

    Parade of fire engines on parade ground. It appears that the Fire officers and drivers are European and the firemen are Indian. VS a dignitary and a senior fire officer inspect the men. VS of firemen showing their skills with hoses, ladders and ropes in demonstration at fire tower. They build a tower of extendable ladders.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2745.23
    Media URN:
    80847
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:36:00 / 01:28:51:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 38

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