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RODNEY KING LA RIOTS #1
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1992
Color 1992 RODNEY KING LA RIOTS 00:00:00:00 Color 1992 Traffic (car) accident involving a horse trailer. Horse is severe trauma. Injured animal. 00:11:00:00 Color 1992 Helicopter rescue 00:17:32:00 Color 1992 Firemen extinguishing brush fire on a road. Deer, rabbit run across screen. Horsetrailer. 00:23:05:00 Color 1992 Deer crossing highway, hit by jeep, but keeps running. 00:23:35:00 Color 1992 05 03 92 SNIPER TARGETS FIRE DEPARTMENT. 700 S. CATALINA KOREATOWN. SNIPER STOPPED LA CITY FIRE FROM DOING THEIR JOB LAST NIGHT. THEY WERE RESPONDING TO A FIRE CALL WHEN LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT & FIRE UNITS WERE FIRED UPON BY A SNIPER FROM A ROOFTOP IN THE AREA. THIS RESULTED IN THE LAPD SWAT TEAM & RAM VEHICLE BEING CALLED TO THE SCENE TO CLEAR THE AREA. LA CITY FIRE WAS THEN ADVISED NO TO RESPOND TO CALLS IN THE AREA DUE SNIPER ACTIVITY. SHOTS OF: SWAT MEMBERS HEAVILY ARMED SITTING ON RAM. SWAT ACTIVITY. RAM VEHICLE MOVING IN. SWAT TEAM RUSHING \ BUILDING OF SUSPECTED SNIPER. SEARCHING BUILDING. 00:27:04:00 Color 1992 Interview w security guards. 00:29:43:00 Color 1992 JJ Newberry Store burning w firemen. 31? 00:38:28:00 Color 1992 Ralphs & Thrifty's stores. Looters are arrested. Mini-mall looting. 00:43:00:00 Color 1992 (Night shot, orange glow from fire): LA Police Chief Darryl Gates confers with officers outside site of looting. 00:43:33:00 Color 1992 LA Police Chief Darryl Gates is interviewed about what the Police Department has been able to do so far to stem the fires and looting. 00:45:15:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 MINI-MALL FIRE "FLAMES & SMOKE" 36TH & VERMONT KING SOUTH CENTRAL. A MINI-MALL FIRE BURNED OUT OF CONTROL FOR A TIME UNTIL THE FIRE DEPT ARRIVED TO DOUSE THE FLAMES. ONE OF MANY ARSON FIRES THAT CAUSED GREAT DESTRUCTION THRU OUT THE DAY & NIGHT. SHOTS OF: ROOF BURNING. HEAVY BLACK SMOKE. MANY ANGLES. FLAMES WITH HELICOPTER IN BACKGROUND. TRUCK WITH SIGN "BURN SIMI VALLEY". PHOTOGRAPHER SHOOTING FIRE. BY-STANDERS WATCHING. FIRE DEPT ACTIVITY. TRUCKS PULLING UP TO FIRE. FIREMEN DOUSING FLAMES. 00:49:55:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 LOOTED MINI-MALL AFTERMATH, 42ND ST & VERMONT SOUTH CENTRAL WINDOWS SMASHED & GOODS LOOTED FOR A MINI-MALL IN SOUTH CENTRAL. THE WHOLE PLACE WAS TRASHED BUT UNLIKE MANY OTHER STRUCTURES IT WAS NOT BURNT TO THE GROUND. SHOTS OF: EXT OF LOOTED STORES. TRAK AUTO - NATIONAL - C & J BEAUTY & PAYLESS STORES. 00:51:00:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 KOREANS SALVAGE GOODS FROM THEIR STORE SOUTH CENTRAL, 43RD & VERMONT KOREANS TRIED TO SALVAGE WHAT THEY COULD FROM THEIR MARKET AS PEOPLE MILLED AROUND. SHOTS OF: LONG SHOT KOREANS TAKING GOODS OUT OF STORE & LOADING UP THEIR VAN. PEOPLE STANDING IN FRONT OF STORE. 00:51:46:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 MANCHESTER FURNITURE STORE LOOTING VERMONT & MANCHESTER, SOUTH CENTRAL PEOPLE LOADING TABLES, COUCHES, CHAIRS, ETC INTO TRUCKS AS OTHERS RAN OFF WITH SMALLER ITEMS. SHOTS OF: LONG SHOT OF PEOPLE WALKING OFF & OUT OF STORES WITH GOODS. PEOPLE LOADING FURNITURE ONTO A TRUCK. TRUCK DRIVING AWAY WITH STOLEN GOODS. MAN RUNNING OFF WITH GOODS. LITTERED STREET AFTERMATH. CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL ACTIVITY. SMOKE IN BACK AS LOOTERS CONTINUE TAKING ANY & EVERYTHING. 00:54:21:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 FLORENCE & NORMANDIE AFTERMATH, SOUTH CENTRAL FLORENCE & NORMANDIE THE NEXT DAY. ALL AROUND THERE WAS TRASH. DESTROYED BUILDINGS AS WELL AS VEHICLES. THIS IS THE LOCATION WHERE THE CHAOS BEGAN. SHOTS OF: INTERSECTION W LOCATORS. POLICE CARS & SIRENS. TOM'S LIQUOR, BURNT GARAGE SHOP & VEHICLES. BURNT CHEVRON STATION & ABC FURNITURE STORE. MOTORCYCLE POLICE SQUAD (20 OF THEM). BURNT FURNITURE, TRASH, BURNT TRUCK & VEHICLES. SOME BEING TOWED AWAY. 00:58:16:00 Color 1992 Ralph's & Thrifty's looting & aftermath. 01:02:25:00 Color 1992 Looters in fast forward. 01:02:36:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 RALPH'S THRIFTY'S LOOTING & AFTERMATH "VISUAL" SOUTH CENTRAL. RALPHS WAS HEAVILY LOOTED AS POLICE OFFICERS COULD ONLY STAND AROUND & WATCH. THE ATMOSPHERE WAS THAT OF A CARNIVAL AS PEOPLE RUSHED ABOUT MAKING OFF WITH WHATEVER THEY COULD GET THEIR HANDS ON. MEANWHILE, NEXT DOOR, THRIFTY'S WAS ALL TAPPED OUT. NOTHING BUT GARBAGE LEFT FOR EMPLOYEES TO CLEAN UP SHOTS OF: RALPHS SIGN. ARMED OFFICERS PATROLLING THRIFTYS. COP ACTIVITY. HEAVY LOOTING WITH COPS WATCHING. INTERIOR OF THRIFTY DAMAGE. (BARS IN BETWEEN) INTERIORS & EXTS. SOUND BYTES: BLACK MAN & SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH THRIFTY EMPLOYEE. 01:08:00:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 RODNEY KING DANCE-BY FIRE, STERN AVE SOUTH CENTRAL AS FIREMEN BATTLED A BLAZE. POLICE WERE ENTERTAINED BY 4 BLACK FEMALES RENDITION OF THE RODNEY KING BEATING. A DANCE IN THE STREET WHICH STOPPED TRAFFIC & EXPRESSED ANGER. SHOTS OF: 4 BLACK FEMALES DOING THE RODNEY KING BEATING DANCE AS COPS WATCH. FIREMEN & TRUCK FIGHTING FIRE. HEAVY SMOKE. FIRE DEPT ACTIVITY. FIRE DEPT ACTIVITY. DIFFERENT ANGLES & MANY CUTAWAYS. 01:08:58:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 CIVILIANS HELP FIGHT BLAZE WESTERN AVE CIVILIANS HELPED FIRE FIGHTERS BATTLE A BLAZE IN KOREATOWN AS THE CHAOS CONTINUED IN THE STREETS OF LA. CARS RACED BY THE BLAZE & TELEPHONE WIRES SPARKED AS FIRE DEPT RESOURCES WERE STRETCHED THIN WITH HIGH NUMBERS OF FIRES. SHOTS OF: OUT OF CONTROL FIRE. FIREMEN FIGHTING FIRE. WIRES ARCING. SPRAY WITH HEAVY SMOKE. CIVILIANS W HOSE FIGHTING FIRE. 01:12:14:00 Color 1992 92 RIOT COMMAND POST 54TH & ARLINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL. A SPECIAL RIOT COMMAND POST WAS SET UP IN RIOT ZONE WHERE LAPD, NATIONAL GUARD, CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL, POLICE & FIRE DEPT STRIKE TEAMS ASSEMBLED. POLICE & FIRE DEPARTMENTS ALL OVER THE STATE RESPONDED TO THIS LOCATION & WERE DISPATCH AS NEEDED. THE LAPD PARAMEDIC AMBULANCE DISPATCH WAS ALSO AT LOCATION. A CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL CAR ESCORTED ALL THE RA'S & FIRE TRUCKS TO THEIR LOCATION GUARDING THEM. SHOTS OF: FIRE DEPARTMENT COMMAND POST. OUTSIDE MOBILE COMMAND POST. SHOTS OF CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL & LAPD VEHICLES. OFFICERS IN WAITING AREA. PARAMEDIC DISPATCH CENTER. HUNTINGTON BEACH PD IN RIOT GEAR. DISPATCHER DESK. INTERVIEW: BOB JENKINS. 01:18:02:00 Color 1992 05 01 92 RIOT FURNITURE STORE FIRE "FLAMES" SOUTH CENTRAL 26TH & WESTERN. 2 MEN WERE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH AN ARSON FIRE SET AT A LARGE OFFICE FURNITURE STORE. THIS WAS ONE OF THE BRIGHTER POINTS OF THE 2ND NIGHT OF RIOTS WHERE COMMUNITY ACTION HELPED POINT POLICE TOWARDS THE VANDALS. SHOTS OF: HUGE FLAMES THROUGH ROOF. MANY ANGLES. FIRE DEPARTMENT FIGHTING FLAMES. ARSON SUSPECTS IN POLICE CAR. MANY CUTAWAYS & ANGLES OF FLAMES & WATER. INTERVIEW: JIM WEATHER. 01:21:48:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 KING RIOT FIRES "FLAMES" LOS ANGELES ADAMS & HOLBART. POLICE HAD TO HOLD RIOTERS AT BAY & PROTECT FIRE FIGHTERS. MADE AN IMPOSSIBLE JOB EVEN WORSE. SHOTS OF: DRIVING UP TO & ARRIVING AT SCENE. POLICE CARS WITH LIGHTS FLASHING. FIRE FIGHTERS BATTLING FLAMES. POLICE CONTROLLING CROWD WITH FLAMES IN BACKGROUND. OFFICERS WITH SHOTGUNS SILHOUETTED WITH FLAMES. PAN FROM 1 FIRE TO THE OTHER. 2ND BUILDING WAS A MARKET FULLY ENGULFED WITH FLAMES. FIREFIGHTER ACTIVITY. MAN IN WHEELCHAIR. POLICE CONTROLLING CROWDS. RIOT POLICE MOVING CROWD BACK. FIRETRUCKS ARRIVING. SPECIAL EFFECTS: STAR FILTER USED DIFFERENT ANGLES & MANY CUTAWAYS. 01:32:32:00 Color 1992 04 30 92 LIQUOR STORE FIRE "NO FIRE DEPT" LOS ANGELES ARLINGTON & RODEO. DUE TO THE NUMBER OF FIRES THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS NEVER ABLE TO RESPOND TO THIS FIRE. AS A RESULT THE STRUCTURE BURNED TO THE GROUND. SHOTS OF: LIQUOR STORE WELL INVOLVED IN FIRE WITH NO FIRE DEPARTMENT ON SCENE. FLAMES LEAPING OUT OF CONTROL UNATTENDED.
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