• Short Summary

    America's toughest prison, Alcatraz, closes down.

  • Description

    Alcatraz, San Francisco Bay, California, United States of America (USA).

    GV. & SV. Alcatraz prison. SCU. Notice on shore reads "Warning, keep off, only Government boats permitted within 200 yards." SV. Pressmen and officials by landing stage. GV. Cell block inside Alcatraz. CU. Cell in which door opens electrically to show interior. SV. Convicts leaving building to be taken to quayside. SV. & CU. Truck coming towards camera carrying convicts. SV. Convicts as they walk down steps to board boat. One convict hides face. SV. Rear angle of convicts boarding boat. SV. Boat as it backs away from quayside to leave Alcatraz. SV. Guard standing on top of watch tower. SV. Guard climbing down from watch tower. SV. Another guard looking up at watch tower. SV. Warden's wives in boat about to leave Alcatraz. SV. Alcatraz, shot from boat. LV. Alcatraz, from boat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1756.06
    Media URN:
    54371
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:30:00 / 01:18:30:00
    Canister:
    63/28

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