• Short Summary

    Bad train crash in Tokyo.

  • Description

    Title reads: "3 Trains Pile Up in Crash".

    Three trains pile up in great rail disaster, Tokyo, Japan.

    L/S workmen working to clear wreckage from crashed trains. M/S ditto. Various shots smashed up carriage and twisted wreckage. Panning L/S from track to where trains crashed, pan down to L/S of passenger train lying at bottom of embankment. L/S part of train that smashed into house. M/S more wreckage squashed between a train and carriages. M/S men cutting metal with acetylene torches. C/U shoes lying beside track.

    L/S Buddhist temple near scene of the crash which is being used as temporary morgue. L/S interior: coffins line up. M/S two small girls kneeling beside a coffin praying and weeping. L/S men checking the coffins. Panning shot scene of crash.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1703.29
    Media URN:
    52923
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1962
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:55:00 / 01:45:41:00
    Canister:
    62/39

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 3 May 1962.

    It took place near the Mikawashima station in Arakawa, Tokyo.

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