Quando il cinematografo di Drumcollogber (Irlanda) divenne un rogo
Coloured relief halftone depicting the scene when a fire occurred in a cinema at Dromcollogher [also known as Dromcolliher], Co. Limerick on September 5, 1926. [Title translates as "When the cinema Drumcollogber [sic, Dromcollogher] (Ireland) became a pyre"]. Text continues: "Nella sala, che era di legno, si trovavano circa 150 persone, quando scoppió l'incendio. Un'ora dopo, nulla piú restava della baracca; e si contavano 47 cadaveri. ["In the hall, which was made of wood, there were about 150 people when the fire broke out. An hour later, nothing more was left of the cabin and there were 47 corpses"]. On 5 September 1926, a timber barn that was being used as a temporary cinema in Dromcollogher caught fire when a candle ignited a reel of nitrate film stock. Known as the Dromcollogher Burning, forty-eight people died; forty-six of the deceased were buried in a large grave in the grounds of the local church.
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Milan : La Domenica del Corriere, Via Solferino, September 19, 1926.
Foremrly held at NLI call number PD HP (1926) 2.
Physical description: 1 print : relief halftone (col.) ; image 29 x 24 cm., on sheet 40 x 30 cm.
Varying form of title: [When the cinema Dromcollogher [Dromcollogher] (Ireland) became a pyre]
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