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The nature of fire.

  • Munn, William
  • Film

About this work


Starting with historical images, the film explains what was known about fire and now how fire is harnessed in life. Fire's chemical properties are explained. A number of domestic incidents followed by a major house fire are shown.


England, 1969.

Physical description

1 film reel (16 mins.) : sound; colour, 16 mm


The copy is very magenta.
An accompanying booklet (script) and how to use a projector can be consulted separately in the department.

Creator/production credits

The Fire Protection Association presents. Director of Photography Wm Munn, Assistant Michael Cockersell, Editor Eric Thirer, Sound Recordist Barry Martin, Special Effects Kenneth Bomphrey, Production Manager Alec C. Snowden, Written and directed by Cedric Maggs, Produced by Kinocrat Films Ltd, London.

Copyright note

Fire Protection Association.



  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    By appointmentManual request

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