• Short Summary

    Police and ramblers search Saddleworth Moor for victims of the moors murderers.

  • Description

    Title reads: "RAMBLERS AID MOORLAND SEARCH".

    Search for moors murderers' victims bodies, Saddleworth Moor, Pennines.

    L/S moors in the Pennines. M/S road sign: "Snake Hill Three Miles Long". M/S searchers moving slowly across the moors, digging holes into the peat. C/U sticks being drawn out of the peat. M/S police van which is being used as mobile headquarters. Panning C/U policeman getting into the van. C/U Alsatian dog in the van. M/S site marked with a stick where body of Anne Downey was found. L/S surrounding moor, pan to the grave. L/S another spot marked with a stick where body of John Kilbride was found. L/S searchers moving slowly across the moors. M/S man holding Wellington Boot and a policeman holding child's shoe - clues in the murder investigation. C/U shoe. Pan to show policeman signalling. M/S police and others walking across the moor to the spot where the shoe was found. M/S men digging. L/S search continuing.

    The moors murderers are Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. For search purposes name of child victim is Lesley Ann Downey.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1820.26
    Media URN:
    55654
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1965
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:19:00 / 01:48:31:00
    Canister:
    65/87

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "John Kilbridge" referred to in the text and tags of this tragic story should read John Kilbride.

    The clip's title should read "Ramblers Aid Moorland Search".

    x
    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment