• Short Summary

    New fireproof clothing demonstrated.

  • Description

    Richdale, Lancashire.

    SV. Material coming off machine onto roller. CU. Material being wound onto roller. SV. Aluminium covered material bonded with the asbestos coming from machine. GV. Women making the suits. CU. Partly made suit. Pan up to show woman sewing. CU. Woman working at sewing machine. GV. Men from the Cheshire County Fire Brigade putting on asbestos suits, & CU. CU. Man putting on asbestos gloves. SV. Fireman, now dressed in the suit. CU. Fire Chief pouring petrol over car, & SV. SV. Firemen in asbestos suits walk towards car. SV. Fire Chief throws lighted match towards the car with petrol on. SV. As the car bursts into flames and firemen run towards it and drag out dummy. The car is enveloped in flames. SCU. Two of the firemen putting out the fire, & CU. Pan to burning car. CU. Firemen. GV. Firemen putting out fire.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:23:00 / 01:59:37:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Fireporoof" in the title should read fireproof.

    "Richdale" in text and tags should read Rochdale.

    "Men from the Cheshire County Fire Brigade putting on asbestos suits" - the location at this point is Oulton Park.

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