1500 Rendered Homeless (1922)

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    West Hartlepool, Cleveland. Full titles read: "1,500 RENDERED HOMELESS - 80 acres of property wiped out, and damage over a million pounds in appalling fire." M/S of two firemen standing on smouldering logs of wood. L/S of two firemen holding large hospice, they spray stacked up logs with water. Several shots of firemen spraying water onto the fire. L/S of rail track with kink in it, part of the track is smouldering. L/S of the remains of train wagons and carriages and the burnt out shells of houses in the background. L/S of smouldering rail track. M/S of two men in flat caps loading a piano into back of horse drawn cart. L/S's of people on the side of the street, the horse drawn cart moves past, burnt houses can be seen in the background. M/S of small boys playing in the wreckage of the fires. M/S of of man serving a woman holding small child at market stall. Intertitle reads: "Like a prairie fire - the gale - driven sea of flame destroyed everything in its path." "After the fire had passed." 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:250.51
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20K90qd4Dms
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 11 months ago
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