• Short Summary

    Mike Meaney brought to surface after 61 days spent inside coffin underground.

  • Description

    No title. Meaney back from grave - Mike Meaney spends 61 days underground to break record, Kilburn, London.

    Panning shot girl bagpipers arriving on site where Mike Meaney is buried. M/S the pipers. C/U ditto. L/S as cover is lifted from hole. M/S earth being dug out. C/U ditto, pan to Irish girls dancing. M/S the coffin containing Meaney being prepared for lifting. C/U girl piper. M/S as coffin is lifted with Meaney waving through hole. Panning C/U girl piper waving to Meaney through hole in coffin lid. C/U Meaney seen through through hole.

    L/S the coffin on back of lorry being paraded through street. L/S large crowd watching. Top shot as coffin arrives outside the "Admiral Nelson" pub. C/U Meaney's hand waving through hole. M/S as coffin is lifted from lorry to first floor window - smoke comes through the hole of coffin, Meaney is enjoying his first cigarette in two months.

    L/S packed crowd outside Admiral Nelson pub. Interior of pub; crowd watches as coffin is prepared for opening. M/S man undoing screws. C/U press photographers and television cameramen. C/U as coffin lid is removed. M/S Meaney lying in coffin with dark glasses on. C/U Meaney. M/S as he is examined by doctor. C/U Mike Meaney.

    For search purposes; Michael Meaney.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2059.32
    Media URN:
    56723
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:25:00 / 01:47:53:00
    Canister:
    68/34

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