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    Item title reads - New York.

    American subway disaster after two trains collide. (USA).

    L/S of crowds and ambulances outside the subway. M/S of rescue squads working below. M/S of them on one of the trains, it is very dark. Various shots as blow torches cut through the wreckage. Various shots as the rescue teams work in the dark to retrieve the two dead and forty five injured by the crash.

    M/S as the driver's body is carried out on a covered stretcher. L/S as people lean out of windows and watch. M/S as two policemen help two elderly ladies along. Two priests walk down to the scene to administer the Last Rites. M/S as a stretcher is put in an ambulance, M/S as it drives away.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    17865
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    979.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:44:00 / 01:15:20:00
    Canister:
    38/70
    Sort Number:
    38/070
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    US Railways New York Trains New York Trains
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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