Christchurch Fire (1947)

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National Film Unit News Flash! Ballantyne's department store in Christchurch was destroyed by fire on 18 November 1947. Forty-one people died in the blaze. The fire spread through the store, trapping workers on the upper floors. Further information about the Ballantyne's Fire 1947 can be found here: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/interactive/21873/ballantynes-fire http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Kids/NZDisasters/Ballantynes.asp DV file of Beta SP telecine of 35mm film


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