• Short Summary

    Disaster near Cape Town as two expresses collide head-on.

  • Description

    Woodstock, South Africa.

    GV. Showing wrecked coaches just outside Woodstock Station with rescuers standing around. SV. Smashed coach about to be lifted by break down crane. SV. Twisted and smashed bogies lying beside wrecked coach. SCU. Wrecked bogies. SV. A wrecked coach about to be lifted by crane. SCU. Seats inside the wrecked compartment. SV. Wreckage lying around from smashed coaches. GV. End of one of the trains about to be lifted by cranes. GV. Black workers sitting on rails waiting to clean up debris. Nineteen people died in this crash.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    649.02
    Media URN:
    32719
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:34:00 / 01:03:08:00
    Canister:
    57/32

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