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PBS ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL

S2017 Ep18: The Collinwood Fire

  • Aired: 07/17/2017
  • 06:48
  • Expires: 07/16/2019
  • Rating: NR
On March 4, 1908, the Collinwood Elementary School burned to the ground, trapping and killing 172 school children, two teachers and one rescuer. 'The Collinwood Fire' reanimates the inferno through the sensationalist newspaper headlines of the day and the silent moving picture images of an aspiring young filmmaker cranking his camera at the blaze.
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A news reporter and a filmmaker turn a 1908 elementary school fire into a media sensation.
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