Fire Bombs And How To Fight Them Yourselves Trailer (1941)

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    Title reads: "Fire-bombs - how to fight them yourselves". London. Panning L/S of city burning after night bombing air raid. M/S of fire fighting equipment: sand buckets, spades and stirrup pumps. Various shots of man fighting incendiary bomb sparking in middle of street. The man picks up a sandbag from bottom of lamppost and runs towards the bomb, shielding his face behind the bomb. M/S of smouldering sandbag, the bomb has been extinguished. M/S of buckets of water and stirrup pump in living room of house. Various shots showing fire bomb crashing through ceiling and landing at bottom of bed. M/S of man and 2 women running upstairs with fire fighting equipment. One of the women operates the pump, while the man crawls into the smoke filled bedroom with the hose. Various shots of man directing hose at burning bedroom furniture. The other woman refills bucket from full bath tub. When fire is extinguished, man examines remains of bomb. Low angled shot of shell of burnt out building. More shots of man pointing hose at bomb. Note: this item is a public information trailer. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1101.1
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
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