• Short Summary

    A re-enactment of a recent crime shows effectiveness of River Police on the Thames.

  • Description

    River police.

    Re-enactment of recent crime. River Thames, London.

    L/S of two men stealing goods from barges, they spy the River Police and make a getaway. L/S River Police launch pulling alongside barge, police run across barges and point to the criminals getting away. They return to the launch and chase culprits up river, they pull up alongside. M/S of police arresting the two robbers and recovering the goods. M/S of them taking down details from criminals as they sail up the river. C/U of the criminals' boat being towed behind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1357.08
    Media URN:
    44648
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:28:00 / 01:15:22:00
    Canister:
    NP 230

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