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  • Short Summary

    A riot in Auburn State Penitentiary leads to death and destruction. New York, America (USA, U.S.A.).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Amazing prison mutiny. 9 killed, 6 wounded and 8 gassed in pitched battle between armed mutinous convicts and guards at Auburn State Penitentiary. New York, America (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of the Penitentiary with lots of cars outside. M/S of armed guards marching along. M/S of six of them on a balcony, various shots as others patrol the walls. L/S of the building which has been badly damaged in the riots, various shots as smoke rises from it. M/S of rubble from part of the building M/S of part of the roof which has been burnt and wrecked.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    826.31
    Media URN:
    19001
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:13:00 / 01:47:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1670

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