• Short Summary

    THREE POLICEMEN RISKED THEIR LIVES TO PREVENT A MAN FALLING FROM THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE LAST SATURDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE
    0.03

    2.
    SV MAN ON RAILINGS PREPARE TO JUMP
    0.06

    3.
    AIR TO GROUND V. FROM BRIDGE
    0.10

    4.
    SV POLICE ON BRIDGE TALKS TO MAN
    0.11

    5.
    SV PEOPLE GRAB MAN & STRUGGLE
    0.30

    6.
    SCU POLICE WITH ARMS STRETCHED OUT REACH FOR MAN
    0.35

    7.
    MV MAN HANDED DOWN TO POLICE WHO STRUGGLE WITH POLICE (2 SHOTS)
    0.57

    8.
    SV POLICE CAR PAN MAN HELPED OVER RAILINGS & INTO CAR
    1.12

    9.
    SV CAR AWAY
    1.15



    Initials JP/VS/JB/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THREE POLICEMEN RISKED THEIR LIVES TO PREVENT A MAN FALLING FROM THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE LAST SATURDAY. ABOVE A SHEER DROP OF 135 FEET (ABOUT 40 METRES) TO THE GROUND, TWO POLICEMEN CLIMBED A SAFETY FENCE AND STRUGGLED WITH THE MAN, WHO WAS ON A LADDER.

    ANOTHER POLICEMAN CLIMBED TO TOP OF THE SAFETY FENCE AND HELPED HIS COLLEAGUES HAUL THE STRUGGLING MAN TO SAFETY. THE MAN WAS LATER TAKEN TO A PSYCHIATRIC CENTRE FOR EXAMINATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1E596DKYJ7W3JKGZCR0OOXDRQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1E596DKYJ7W3JKGZCR0OOXDRQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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