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London fire raids : 29th-30th December 1940 / London Fire Service film.
Date
1941
Main contributor
Walker, Bob Danvers
Summary
Describes the first fire raid on the City of London on the night of December 29, 1940. Opening sequences in the film are taken from the roof of St. Paul's Cathedral. They show the London fire brigade working in the midst of blazing buildings and streets. Closing daylight sequences show the visible destruction of Guild Hall, St. Lawrence Jewry, St. Brides church and innumerable warehouses.
Contributors
Walker, Bob Danvers; London Fire Brigade.; Pathe News.; British Information Services; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
British Information Services
Genres
Newsreels.; Documentary films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
London Fire Brigade.; London Auxiliary Fire Service.; World War, 1939-1945; Destruction and pillage; History
Time period
Bombardment, 1940-1941
Locations
England; London; London (England)
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (12 min.) : sound, black and white, 16 mm
Notes

Creation/Production Credits

Compiled by Pathe gazette.

Performers

Commentary, Bob Danvers Walker.

Statement of Responsibility

London Fire Service film.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 14915387; OCLC: ocn740918549; OCLC: 740918549