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    Full title reads: "US Explosion Kills 30: Injures 100".

    South Amboy, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). A large explosion caused by 4 barges loaded with explosives creates havoc.

    CU Two men walking along at night. One with bandaged head. MS Group of nurses arriving to help. MS Stretcher being carried up steps to hospital. CU Stretcher bearers carrying stretcher. CU Nurse walking beside stretcher. MS Nurses etc., gathered round casualty in hospital.

    MS Pan down exterior of damaged house. MS Interior, pan over littered room. MS Damaged wall and dressing table. MS Military police on duty outside building Cameramen walking in foreground. CU Two soldiers patrolling street. MS Truck in to damaged furniture. MS Litter. MS Harold G Hoffman, former governor, looking at wreckage in his house. MS Salvage worker, stepping over wreckage.

    LS pan over harbour. LS Pan along barges, scene of the explosion LS pan over barges and harbour works. LS Elevated damage. LS Elevated damage to harbour works. LS Ground shot damaged harbour works. MS Damaged Chimney. LS Damaged warehouse. LS damage. MS Scattered wood. MS Man lifting anchor, which was hurled half a mile by the explosion. CU Anchor. LS Exterior view of a school showing shattered windows. MS shattered windows. LS harbour.

    (F.G.) (Orig. C.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:11:00 / 01:51:48:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    1950s and 1960s New Jersey US Police 1950s New Jersey
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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