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  • Short Summary

    A new ladder is tested out by the fire brigade. Birkenhead, Merseyside.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Wonderful new fire escape. Self-raising and self-swinging and effective at height of 85 feet - tried out. Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    L/S as the mayor inspects fire officers in uniform. M/S as camera pans across them stood in front of their engines. M/S as they demonstrate a lifting technique on each other. L/S pan up the new ladder which extends at the top as it raises upwards. L/S of a man right at the top, with another a bit further down. M/S of a man being winched down from the top of it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    770.12
    Media URN:
    35465
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:30:00 / 01:16:43:00
    Canister:
    G 1560

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