• Short Summary

    New centre for responding to emergency 999 calls.

  • Description

    NEW 999 INFORMATION ROOM AT SCOTLAND YARD.

    Story about improvements to the police emergency service.

    Full head CU. officer speaking on telephone. CU. Writing address on pad. SV. Officer speaking on telephone, he says: "I see, well don't touch anything Madam, we will get someone there as soon as possible, yes, all right Mrs. Buchannen". SV. Message being received at the end of the conveyor belt. GV. Officer picks up message as it drops from the conveyor belt, and passes it to the radio operator which is to be radioed to the police car. CU. Radio operator sending message (Nat. Sound). LV. Police radio car on side of road at night receiving message (dubbed sound). SV. Radio operator at the information room receiving back (Nat. Sound). LV. Towards police car at night driving along the road, as woman rushes out of house police car stops and woman tells officers the robbers have got away, pan as police car drives on. GV. Bandit's car pulling up followed by the police car. The bandits get out and they are chased by two officers. SV. Officer catches bandit and grapples with him on the ground.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene F.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    627.05
    Media URN:
    32473
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:05:27:00
    Canister:
    57/2

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