• Short Summary

    People trying to gain illegal entry from El Paso are stopped by Los Angeles police on the California border. America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Hobos barred! Los Angeles police search train on California border.

    America, (USA).

    L/S of scenery from train. M/S of people gathered with their vans and possessions. M/S of two beagles (?) in a basket. Various shots of a train coming around a bend. M/S as the men trying to gain illegal entry are rounded up and have to leave the storage section of the train.

    They are searched and the police look through their possessions and documents. They tell them they will have to return to their homes in El Paso. One of them says "and they call this a free country eh?", the policeman says "well its a lot better than a lot of them even at that". M/S of police chief making a speech saying the solution to the problem should begin at the source and they have been successful.

    Note: this item contains no commentary, just natural sound.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    855.06
    Media URN:
    12418
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:46:00 / 01:12:05:00
    Canister:
    36/18

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