• Short Summary

    Two trains collide in a New York subway leaving two dead and forty five injured, rescue teams work in the dark to get them out. America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - New York.

    American subway disaster after two trains collide. (USA).

    L/S of crowds and ambulances outside the subway. M/S of rescue squads working below. M/S of them on one of the trains, it is very dark. Various shots as blow torches cut through the wreckage. Various shots as the rescue teams work in the dark to retrieve the two dead and forty five injured by the crash.

    M/S as the driver's body is carried out on a covered stretcher. L/S as people lean out of windows and watch. M/S as two policemen help two elderly ladies along. Two priests walk down to the scene to administer the Last Rites. M/S as a stretcher is put in an ambulance, M/S as it drives away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    979.17
    Media URN:
    17865
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:44:00 / 01:15:20:00
    Canister:
    38/70

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