• Short Summary

    THE SEARCH FOR THE TWO PRISONERS WHO HAD ESCAPED FROM THE MENTAL INSTITUTION OF BROADMOOR - AN ASYLUM FOR THE CRIMINALLY INSANE, ENDED ON THE MORNING OF THE 26TH OCTOBER, WHEN THE TWO PRISONERS WERE CAUGHT ON A GOLF-COURSE NOT TEN MILES FROM THE SCENE OF THE ESCAPE.

  • Description

    1.
    SV.INTO.. JOURNALISTS GATHERED ROUND VRACARIC.
    0.05

    2.
    SCU. YUGOSLAVIA CONSUL-GENERAL, KRISTIC (WITH MOUSTACHE) SPEAKS TO PRESS, VRACARIC ON RIGHT.
    0.11

    3.
    CU. VRACARIC.
    0.16

    4.
    CU. CONSUL-GENERAL KRISTIC.
    0.21

    5.
    SCU. DITTO.
    0.25

    6.
    SCU. VRACARIC AND KRISTIC LEAVE BUILDING.
    0.30

    7.
    SV. ENTERING CAR.
    0.34

    8.
    SCU. VRACARIC AND KRISTIC SEATED IN CAR.
    0.36

    9.
    SV. CAR LEAVES.
    0.39

    1.
    LV PAN DOWN... BROADMOOR PRISON.
    0.10

    2.
    SCU TROOPS SEARCH BUSHES.
    0.15

    3.
    SV DITTO.
    0.21

    4.
    SCU TRACKER DOGS.
    0.26

    5.
    LV PRESSMEN OUTSIDE POLICE STATION.
    0.29

    6.
    CAPTURED PATIENTS OUT OF POLICE STATION.
    0.36

    7.
    CU POLICEMEN.
    0.38

    8.
    SV PAN... VAN AWAY.
    0.44

    9.
    LV BARN AND LOFT.
    0.48

    10.
    CU PAN (INT)... FROM WINDOW TO CHILDS TOY RAILWAY.
    0.55

    11.
    SV INT...FURNITURE AND TOYS ETC.,
    1.01



    Initials AW/V/MR/LW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE SEARCH FOR THE TWO PRISONERS WHO HAD ESCAPED FROM THE MENTAL INSTITUTION OF BROADMOOR - AN ASYLUM FOR THE CRIMINALLY INSANE, ENDED ON THE MORNING OF THE 26TH OCTOBER, WHEN THE TWO PRISONERS WERE CAUGHT ON A GOLF-COURSE NOT TEN MILES FROM THE SCENE OF THE ESCAPE.

    EARLIER, TROOPS HAD BEEN BROUGHT OUT, WITH POLICE AIDED BY DOGS, AND THE BROADMOOR SECURITY STAFF, TO TAKE PART IN THE FOURTEEN HOUR MANHUNT.

    AFTER BEING CAPTURED BY TWO POLICEMEN THE MEN WERE TAKEN TO THE LOCAL POLICE STATION AT WEYBRIDGE. SHORTLY AFTERWARDS THEY WERE RETURNED TO BROADMOOR.

    THE TWO MEN HAD SPENT THE NIGHT IN THE LOFT OF A DISUSED GARAGE ON THE ESTATE OF LORD LISBURNE. THE LOFT IS BEING TURNED INTO A PLAYROOM FOR THE FIVE YEARS OLD SON OF ONE OF THE SERVANTS. THE STAFF OF THE INSTITUTION HAVE SENT A DEPUTATION TO THE MINISTER OF HEALTH TO PROTEST WHAT THEY CALL THE INADEQUATE WARNING SYSTEM AND SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS AT BROADMOOR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA68ZBGBLZBVMMWWYRNWPUC1IPM
    Media URN:
    VLVA68ZBGBLZBVMMWWYRNWPUC1IPM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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