• Short Summary

    Air raid damages famous buildings, including Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wanton Raid on London".

    Various night shots of buildings burning after air raid, good shots of firemen at work fighting the blaze.

    Various shots of the bomb damage to interior and exterior of Westminster Abbey and the Deanery, shots taken on the morning after the raid with men at work clearing debris. Interior and exterior shots of the bomb damage to Westminster Hall, St Stephens Hall and the division lobby of the Houses of Parliament. Good shots of damaged clock face of Big Ben, the hands are at 2 o'clock.

    Note: according to original paperwork unused shots from item are in can UN 405.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1115.06
    Media URN:
    38831
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:03:00 / 01:07:10:00
    Canister:
    41/39

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