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  • Short Summary

    Firemen pick through the debris in the aftermath of a terrible explosion on the New York subway.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Tube Disaster in New York - Many killed and injured in underground explosion which wrecked 3 buildings."

    New York, United States of America.

    High angle L/S of ruined buildings that were blasted in a subway explosion; cranes are set up to clear through the debris. High angle shot looking down on the main area of the explosion; it looks like it was on part of the elevated train line; several fire engines and a crowd of people are on the street beside the line.

    L/S of firemen in helmets picking through the rubble of the ruined buildings; a body on a stretcher is loaded into the back of a van by policemen. High angle shot of the ruins as part of one of the buildings still standing falls into the mass of bricks below.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    718.28
    Media URN:
    33743
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:55:00 / 01:35:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1482

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