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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for "Tangiwai Rail Crash" - 54/3.

    Tangiwai, New Zealand.

    Most of this material did not make it into the British cut version of the story. Seems to be original story from the Australian newsreel "Cinesound Review". These scenes are more dramatic and show corpses being carried to temporary morgue and belongings of those who have died such as shoes and hats.

    Various shots of train wreck and people searching for survivors. SV. Corpse being carried away. SV. Relatives visiting Morgue. Relatives talking to Prime Minster Sydney Holland at the Morgue. SV. Coffin being taken from lorry, and being carried to Morgue. Aerial view of disaster. Aerial view of train wreck. Various shots of wreckage.

    (Comb. Dupe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29101
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    134.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:14:00 / 01:50:55:00
    Canister:
    54/3 K (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    54/003 K
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Newsreels
    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Lippy Pictures - Tangiwai
  • Stills

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

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