A look at the devastation following the bombing of the New York Treasury.
New York, United States of America.
Bomb outrage in New York. $500,000 damage and over 200 victims caused by explosion of mysterious origin.
Intertitle: "Hats and fragments of clothing collected from the streets ... "
Panning shot of abandoned hats and shoes lying amongst charred debris.
Intertitle: "The wrecked automobile that crashed into the dynamite wagon".
Various panning shots of a chaotic street scene; men from the press mingling with policemen, soldiers and workmen clearing up the mess, in the middle of it all is an upturned motor car. C/U of the car wreckage. Various shots of broken windows of the Treasury.
Intertitle: "Government troops guard the Subtreasury, partly wrecked by the explosion".
L/S of troops running up the steps of the Treasury. Panning shot of armed soldiers mingling with passers-by outside the Treasury. High angle panning L/S over the bomb scene - amongst the chaos a man standing on the roof of a car is operating a movie camera. M/S of dead bodies covered in sheets lying on the pavement. M/S of policemen putting the bodies into the back of a van.
Note: Some of the intertitles appear only in flash frame. AH 2000.