• Short Summary

    Blizzard in North East of USA, fire in New York.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    LV. Lorry pushing snow plough through blizzard. GV. Elevated shot of cars making their way along road during blizzard. LV. House in country during blizzard. GV Blizzard sweeping across country. GV. Line of cars bogged down in drifts. LV. Bus through blizzard. SV. Shooting brake trying to grip the road to start but can't. SCU. Rear wheels spinning on icy surface. LV. Snow plough clearing road. GV. Three cars stuck by road, owners trying to dig them out. SV. Car owner shovelling snow away from wheels. LV. Capitol building in Washington, workers shovelling snow from steps. GV. Capitol building and White House with snow around.

    GV. Night scene as firemen fight a fire in New York showing fires escapes and hoses being played onto burning building. GV. Firemen working beneath floodlights in building. LV. Daybreak and firemen still fighting fire and searching for six firemen who were buried in debris when the top floor with heavy machinery gave way. Smouldering building and firemen with crane. SV. Firemen on balcony during rescue operations. GV. Crane knocking down weak wall. SV. Machinery being lowered over edge with icicles. LV. Smouldering building. Firemen searching for buried men. LV. Firemen prodding at debris with poles.


    Date found in the old record - 17/02/1958.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:47:00 / 01:27:19:00
    UN 3056 B

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