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  • Short Summary

    During the heatwave burning crops and haystacks are tackled by fire fighters in an effort to save food supplies.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The peril of the drought. Burning crops and stacks menace our winter food supplies. The Countryside.

    M/S of fields on fire, smoke billows out and firemen work to put it out. M/S of a fire truck in front of the field which is obliterated by smoke. M/S of firemen turning their hoses on several burning haystacks. The camera pans across to show more on fire. M/S as firemen try to put them out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.03
    Media URN:
    22403
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:08:00 / 01:03:00:00
    Canister:
    G 793

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