• Short Summary

    An explosion in the town gas-works at Leerdam, central Holland, on Wednesday, 25st November killed one person, injured ten others and caused much damage to the roofs and windows of nearby houses.

  • Description


    Pan down of damage at the scene of the explosion



    Left to right pan of the same scene



    Different shots of the remains of the gas-works



    Workmen repairing neighbouring damaged roofs and broken windows



    In an adjoining place, a rabbit which survived the explosion




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: An explosion in the town gas-works at Leerdam, central Holland, on Wednesday, 25st November killed one person, injured ten others and caused much damage to the roofs and windows of nearby houses. The gas-works themselves were almost entirely destroyed.

    Visnews cameras filmed the damage soon after the explosion, which occurred at about 8.30 a.m.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAW2O5AA58A95EQG9L2O6KHLZH
    Media URN:
    VLVAW2O5AA58A95EQG9L2O6KHLZH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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