• Short Summary

    A THREE-ALARM FIRE -- APPARENTLY SET BY AN ARSONIST -- CAUSED A MILLION DOLLARS DAMAGED TO THE FAMED HOTEL ASTRO IN NEW YORK CITY'S TIMES SQUARE (6TH JANUARY).

  • Description

    1.
    MV CROWD OUTSIDE HOTEL.
    0.03

    2.
    CU MARQUEE "ASTOR".
    0.06

    3.
    MV FIREMEN WITH HOSES.
    0.11

    4.
    CU FIRE IN CEILING.
    0.14

    5.
    FIRE.
    0.19

    6.
    MV WATER POURING THROUGH CEILING.
    0.24

    7.
    MV PEOPLE ON STAIRWAY.
    0.28

    8.
    CU FIRE IN CEILING.
    0.32

    9.
    MV FIREMEN OUTSIDE HOTEL.
    0.35

    10.
    MV FIREMEN WITH HOSE.
    0.40

    11.
    LV HOTEL MARQUEE.
    0.44


    VARIOUS SHOTS OF EXTERIOR OF HOTEL, FIREMEN FIGHTING FIRE, EVACUATED GUESTS, ETC.,




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A THREE-ALARM FIRE -- APPARENTLY SET BY AN ARSONIST -- CAUSED A MILLION DOLLARS DAMAGED TO THE FAMED HOTEL ASTRO IN NEW YORK CITY'S TIMES SQUARE (6TH JANUARY).

    THE FIRE SEVERELY DAMAGED THE HOTEL'S GRAND BALLROOM, FORCING THE EVACUATION OF 50 GUESTS WHOSE ROOMS WHERE ABOVE IT. NO ONE WAS HURT IN THE BLAZE, AND THE FIRE WAS BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL QUICKLY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1FWIA1FPGEKB5SS5K67KYCNIL
    Media URN:
    VLVA1FWIA1FPGEKB5SS5K67KYCNIL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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