• Short Summary

    Flats and houses are reduced to rubble when a year-old bomb explodes at Elephant and Castle.

  • Description

    Titles read: "YEAR-OLD BOMB EXPLODES IN LONDON".

    Elephant and Castle, London.

    Various shots in Gurney Street, near Elephant and Castle, of the damage caused after a bomb which had lain hidden for a year exploded. Rescue workers dig through the rubble in the search for survivors from the block of flats and houses that were devastated in the explosion. Some American soldiers stand watching the scene. Local people are seen carrying furniture and bedding.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1330.05
    Media URN:
    43914
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:44:00 / 01:20:29:00
    Canister:
    42/47

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