• Short Summary

    Various shots of guns handed in, good shots at a smelting works of workers at a furnace.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Australian newsreel item. Title reads: "Melted Down: Hot Guns Get Really Hot"

    Alexandria and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    MS Full screen, an array of guns and pistols, some of the 830 handed in during a six-month New South Wales police amnesty. Various CUs, handguns. Various shots, a police officer handling the guns. MS Crate full of labelled guns ready for destruction.

    Various shots, workers shovels the guns into a furnace in Alexandria, under police supervision. They are melted down and used for making train wheels etc.

    Note: Date on original record: 27/06/1965. Australian commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3120.16
    Media URN:
    88024
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:47:00 / 01:42:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 4036 D

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