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  • Short Summary

    Michael Meaney buried alive for an endurance record.

  • Description

    Carlton Vale, London.

    View from inside the coffin as the lid is placed on top. MS. The coffin. Various shots of Michael Meaney eating his last supper before getting into coffin - he is to be buried alive for the endurance record. Various shots of Meaney trying the coffin for size and he is nailed in. Crowd outside building. They pass him through the window onto the back of a lorry, crowd looking on. Various shots of the coffin on a bomb site being lowered down hole. Meaney waves through a round hole in the lid. After putting air pipes in place the hole is filled in.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 21/02/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3231.11
    Media URN:
    90297
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:57:00 / 01:27:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 4336 B

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