• Short Summary

    A child dies after falling down a well in America - many rescue attempts have failed.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Nation Mourns For Kathy Fiscus".

    San Marino, California, United States of America (USA).

    LV GV Crowds of people surrounding hole. Cranes used for rescue work in foreground. SV Two men looking down hole. SV Man lying over hole. He moves away revealing hole with air pipe leading into it.

    CU Still photo of child, Kathy Fiscus.

    LV GV rescue excavations in progress. LV being drawn out of rescue pit on rope. SV People looking on. SV Men handing up pipe pan up to pipe shaft. CU Diagram showing progress of excavations.

    CU Diagram of excavation. CU Diagram showing baby imprisoned and men working on rescue operation.

    SV Man - Whitey Blickensderfer - being drawn out of hole. SV People looking on through Wire Fence. SV GV night shot of rescue workers. SV Man hauled to top of pipe. SV Man being lowered in pipe - Dr. Robert McCulloch - the Fiscus family doctor. SV People looking on. LV Raising body from pipe. LV GV Floodlit rescue scene.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:06:00 / 01:16:28:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Whitey Blickensderfer" is Homer E. "Whitey" Blickensderfer.

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