• Short Summary

    Helicopters used to find hijacked lorries in Welwyn Garden City.

  • Description

    Eyes in the Sky. Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire.

    Air to ground south lorry along road. Air to shots Helicopter. CU Inside helicopter of pilot. Air to ground shot of lorry supplied by Atlas Express Ltd. along road. It has a distinctive symbol on roof. CU helicopter pilot. Cars along carriageway. Pan across to a Vauxhall Victor FD police car waiting beside road. CU Two policemen in car. GV Lorry along carriageway. Showing police car waiting. Lorry drives past camera. Police car pulls away. Pan with police car. Pan up to helicopter in sky. Air to ground shots of police car in outside lane ready to intercept lorry. SV police car overtakes lorry. Lorry pulls into hard shoulder. SCU They get out of car and run over to lorry. Air to ground shot of helicopter. Air to ground shot showing police making their arrest.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2233.11
    Media URN:
    57580
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1969
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:17:00 / 01:17:07:00
    Canister:
    69/91

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The police car is a Vauxhall Victor FD.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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