Michael Meaney buried alive for an endurance record.
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.
Date found in the old record - 21/02/1968.