Film Of Attempted Court Escape 1964

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    Dallas, Texas, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Jail Break in Dallas near Ruby Trial Courtroom'.

    GV. Front of Dallas Court House. MS. Prisoner Charles Gregory walks out of court house with a gun in the side of woman hostage, Ruth Thornton. Guards stand around helpless. MS. Ruth Thornton, the court clerk, going back into the court. CU. The gun used in the attempted break out, is made of soap, wax, string, etc. MS. The Sheriff talks into camera - natural sound. He says how the prisoners overcame two guards in the lift and got away but were caught later.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 11/03/1964.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    88797
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3159.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:17:00 / 01:23:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 3870 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 3870 H
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