• Short Summary

    DRAMATIC AND EXCLUSIVE PICTURES WERE TAKEN BY A DUTCH AMATEUR CAMERAMAN IN ROTTERDAM TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THREE YOUNG PRISONERS ATTEMPTED AN ESCAPE FROM A CITY PRISON.

  • Description


    FILM SHOWS THE MEN ON THE PRISON ROOF AS THEY LOOKED DESPERATELY FOR A CHANCE TO SPRING DOWN AND MAKE A RUNNING ESCAPE.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: DRAMATIC AND EXCLUSIVE PICTURES WERE TAKEN BY A DUTCH AMATEUR CAMERAMAN IN ROTTERDAM TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THREE YOUNG PRISONERS ATTEMPTED AN ESCAPE FROM A CITY PRISON.

    FIREMEN PUT A LADDER UP THE BUILDING AND TRAINED A FIREHOSE ON THE THREE MEN. THE PRISONERS RETALIATED BY HURLING A SHOWER OF ROOFING TILES AT THE FIREMEN.

    THE MEN WERE EVENTUALLY CORNERED ON ONE SIDE OF THE ROOF AND WERE OVERPOWERED AFTER A SHORT BUT VIOLENT STRUGGLE WITH THE POLICE... UNUSUAL PICTURES OF A BRIEF GLIMPSE OF FREEDOM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5ZI6JYE9WJYP6NSQOQM0OXI9I
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ZI6JYE9WJYP6NSQOQM0OXI9I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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