The Moving Picture Film Hazard

Issue 3 and Volume 69.

The Moving Picture Film Hazard The subject which the chief of every fire department in the country, whether of the largest cities or the smallest towns, is that of the controlling of the moving picture film fire hazard. In these days of progress there is hardly a village that is not blessed with at least one moving picture theatre, and in every one of these there is a potential fire hazard at practically every performance. At least this is the case when the film used—as in the great majority of cases it is—is of inflammable character. This subject, therefore, being of such vital importance to the heads of fire departments, the paper published on page 112 by no less an authority than H. H. Friedley, state fire marshal of Indiana, is of particular pertinence and interest. Mr. Friedley treats his subject broadly and understandingly and emphasizes the fact that the…

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