• Short Summary

    American politician Al Smith puts on a fireman's helmet to review the volunteer fire fighters.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "The Smoke's On Al! Smith's A Fireman Now. Former Presidential Candidate reviews Volunteer Brigades in big parade at Brooklyn, N.Y."

    Brooklyn, New York, United States of America (USA).

    Volunteer firemen march in procession. Some men pull a carriage. A brass band plays. People watch from the roadside. LS of podium. MS Al Smith, American politician, with others receiving the salute of the firemen.

    Intertitle reads: "A volunteer fireman - and the name is Smith."

    An old fashioned horse drawn fire engine is drawn by with Al Smith in fireman's outfit on top. CU Smith in fireman's helmet speaks to the camera. He introduces a very old volunteer fireman and another distinguished firefighter, Bill Todd (apparently the whole of the Eastern Seaboard knows him).

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:20:00 / 01:02:56:00
    UN 69 H

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