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    A French film studio has been severely damaged by fire in Paris.

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    GV: Firemen on ladder fighting fire
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    LV: Studios with sign "Studio de Boulogne"
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    TOP GV: Smoke rising from buildings.
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    TV: Firemen with hoes (3 shots)
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    TOP GV: Smoke rising as firemen fight flames. (2 shots)
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    SV: Studio sets laid out in road before studio. (4 shots)
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    TOP GV: Firemen fighting fire
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    Background: A French film studio has been severely damaged by fire in Paris.

    SYNOPSIS: The fire broke out around lunching on Thursday (21 February) in a canteen kitchen at the B???ulogne Billancourt Film Studios. It quickly spared and firemen had to battle for several hours to bring the flames under control. The studios were being used for the shooting of a film called "Fu Man Shu" with british comedian Peter Sellers. The actors and technicians escaped unhurt, but four firemen were slightly injured. People living in two buildings next door had to be evacuated when their properties were threatened.

    The fire extensively damaged the studio complex and destroyed a number of film sets...but adjoining buildings were saved.

    The cause of the fire has been blamed on a kitchen hot plate.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADQ47QIIWG53CEZ298P0ZFX7FB
    Media URN:
    VLVADQ47QIIWG53CEZ298P0ZFX7FB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:08:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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