• Short Summary

    Huge forest fires in New England cause massive devastation.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Camera Was There".

    New England, United States of America (USA).

    LS Smoke billowing up over pine trees.

    MS Flames circling and destroying trees.

    LS A building falls as it is enveloped in a sheet of flame.

    MS Firemen playing hoses onto houses to dampen them.

    LS MS Various shots of families evacuating their homes, loading their possessions onto lorries.

    MS Flames creeping along the undergrowth towards a house.

    MS of people evacuating homes and leaving on trucks.

    MS Firemen hard at work as buildings burn.

    LS Various shots of the spectacle of flames leaping among the trees.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.21
    Media URN:
    41283
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:21:00 / 01:47:26:00
    Canister:
    47/87

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