• Short Summary

    New fire resisting process demonstrated to public.

  • Description

    Hendon, London.

    GV. Showing the tree huts which are to be burnt during fire demonstration of the new fire resisting material. SV. Man pouring petrol underneath the untreated timber hut. LV. Group of pressmen and officials. LV. Man lighting the fire underneath untreated timber hut. He sets alight the middle hut painted with new timber fire proofing. Pan as he walks to the third hut impregnated with new fire proofing. He sets light to this one. Zoom back to general view of the three huts alight. SV. The untreated hut blazing away. Pan to the middle hut burning but the timber not burning. Pan to the third hut burning but timber not alight. LV. Press and officials watching. GV. The three huts burning, zoom to the untreated hut ablaze. SV. Pan showing the two treated huts burning but timber not alight. GV. The tree huts. The untreated one now completely burnt out. SV. The untreated hut collapsing. SV. The middle hut which has been painted with fireproofing complete with the untreated one burnt out alongside.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:32:00 / 01:45:28:00

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