Thursday, January 5, 2012

Fire Rescue Scene - 1894

Country: USA
Directors: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise
Release Date: December 1894 (USA)
Filming Locations: Edison Laboratories, West Orange, New Jersey, USA
Production Co: Edison Manufacturing Company
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Connections: Featured in Edison: The Invention of the Movies (2005) (V)
 -  The entire film is included on the DVD
Plot Keywords: Smoke | Ladder | Rescue Attempt | Burning Building | Firefighting
Genres: Drama | Short 
"Firemen in working uniform, rubber coats, helmets, and boots. Thrilling rescue from burning building. Smoke effects are fine." - from the Edison Catalog
Thick smoke fills the air as a group of fire-fighters prepare for a rescue attempt. One of them, standing on a ladder, helps a young girl down to the ground in safety. A young boy comes next. The fire-fighter then climbs higher up the ladder to see if anyone else needs help.

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