• Short Summary

    Polythene piping is put into use to help the fire brigade put out fires in Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hong Kong. New Way Against Fire".

    Hong Kong. Polythene piping is put into use to help fire brigade put out fires.

    GV Of Polythene pipes being unloaded in Hong Kong, showing the skyline of Hong Kong in the bg. CU Polythene pipes swinging from rope. SV Of the pipes being lowered over quayside men in uniform below watching. CU Of man working crane.

    SV Pan. Of lorry loaded with pipes and fireman standing on the lorry. Lorry stops in street to unload pipes. CU Old Chinese man. SV Fireman taking polythene pipes off lorry and laying them in gutter. SV Back of lorry. Pipes are being taken from it as it is going slowly forward. SV From top of lorry showing pipes being taken off. SV Pan back of lorry. Two men place another pipe in gutter. CU Two fireman joining two pipes in the gutter. CU Of pipe being joined and clip being placed across to hold it.

    SV Of a fireboat on the Hong Kong waterfront, which is sending water up the polythene tube. SV Pan of hoses leading up to the polythene tube. SV Of the hoses connected to the polythene tube. SV Pan. Of the polythene tube. Pan to show the fire engine standing beside large gully in the ground. SV Of fire engines with hoses from it. CU Of fireman on the phone. CU Firemen operating pump on back of engine. CU Firemen holding hose pan to show jet of water. GV Of the firemen holding hoses playing water into large gully.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:04:00 / 01:16:26:00

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