• Short Summary

    Prisoner attempts to escape from Texas courthouse.

  • Description

    Dallas, Texas, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Jail Break in Dallas near Ruby Trial Courtroom'.

    GV. Front of Dallas Court House. MS. Prisoner Charles Gregory walks out of court house with a gun in the side of woman hostage, Ruth Thornton. Guards stand around helpless. MS. Ruth Thornton, the court clerk, going back into the court. CU. The gun used in the attempted break out, is made of soap, wax, string, etc. MS. The Sheriff talks into camera - natural sound. He says how the prisoners overcame two guards in the lift and got away but were caught later.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 11/03/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3159.16
    Media URN:
    88797
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:17:00 / 01:23:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 3870 H

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