• Short Summary

    SIXTEEN SCHOOLBOYS AND A NOVICE PRIEST WERE DROWNED WHEN THEIR BOAT CAPSIZED WHILE MAKING THE SHORT JOURNEY FROM MARSALA, SICILY, TO THE ISLAND OF MOZIA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN LOCATION OF ACCIDENT
    0.06

    2.
    LV SEA
    0.09

    3.
    SV POLICE
    0.11

    4.
    SV FISHERMAN IN ROWING BOAT
    0.15

    5.
    SV POLICE AND MAN CARRYING TABLE
    0.18

    6.
    SV PAN SEA
    0.24

    7.
    SV INTERIOR WARD AND SURVIVORS
    0.26

    8.
    SV POLICE AND SISTERS
    0.28

    9.
    SV & CU SURVIVOR IN BED
    0.32

    10.
    GV & SCU ANOTHER SURVIVOR
    0.36

    11.
    SCU ANOTHER SURVIVOR
    0.38

    12.
    SV TILT UP TO GV SURVIVORS IN BEDS PAN TO POLICE
    0.46

    13.
    GV FUNERAL PROCESSION THROUGH STREETS.
    0.54

    14.
    SCU COFFINS BEING CARRIED BY RELATIVES - WOMAN SOBBING
    1.02

    15.
    GV MORE COFFINS
    1.08

    16.
    GV TILT UP TO LV PROCESSION
    1.16

    17.
    RV PROCESSION DOWN STREET
    1.20



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SIXTEEN SCHOOLBOYS AND A NOVICE PRIEST WERE DROWNED WHEN THEIR BOAT CAPSIZED WHILE MAKING THE SHORT JOURNEY FROM MARSALA, SICILY, TO THE ISLAND OF MOZIA. IT HAPPENED ON FRIDAY (MAY 1) NOT LONG AFTER THREE MOTOR BOATS WITH A HOLIDAY PARTY OF 35 BOYS AND PRIESTS SET OUT ON THE ONE-MILE TRIP FROM MARSALA.

    FATHER VITO FALZONE, ONE OF THE SURVIVORS, SAID THAT SOME OF THE BOYS IN THE BOAT WERE EXCITED AND STARTED TO MOVE ABOUT. THE BOAT CAPSIZED, THROWING EVERYONE INTO THE SEA. FEW COULD SWIM.

    FATHER FALZONE AND OTHER SURVIVORS WERE RESCUED BY THE OTHER BOATS AND WERE TAKEN TO HOSPITAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2DHRTVRRC6X498JGHX7HCS0XE
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DHRTVRRC6X498JGHX7HCS0XE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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