• Short Summary

    A FIREMEN'S NET SAVED A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO LEAPT FROM THE FORTH FLOOR OF A NEW YORK BUILDING.

  • Description

    A FIREMEN'S NET SAVED A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO LEAPT FROM THE FORTH FLOOR OF A NEW YORK BUILDING. IT HAPPENED ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN THE HARLEM DISTRICT.

    THE GIRL, ONA LEE FULLER, CLAMBERED ON TO THE LEDGE OF A SALVATION ARMY CITADEL. FOR 45 MINUTES, AS HORRIFIED CROWDS GATHERED, PRIESTS, POLICEMEN AND HER GUARDIAN PLEADED WITH HER NOT TO JUMP.

    IN THE MEANTIME, FIREMEN ARRIVED WITH SAFETY NETS. THEN - SHE JUMPED. BUT HER FALL WAS A CAUGHT BY ONE OF THE SAFETY NETS, AND SHE WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL SUFFERING FROM SHOCK AND HYSTERIA.

    MISS FULLER IS A WARD OF THE CITADEL'S CHIEF. HER PARENTS ARE DIVORCED AND SHE WAS LIVED WITH HER GUARDIAN AT THE CITADEL FOR THE PAST SEVEN MONTHS.

    FOOTNOTE: LAST WEEK'S MESSAGE POSTED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE CITADEL (AS SHOWN ON FILM) SAID: "WHOSOEVER SHALL CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA737WZG8W3QGAXCCQ0O9EW6ZG6
    Media URN:
    VLVA737WZG8W3QGAXCCQ0O9EW6ZG6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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