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  • Short Summary

    Prohibition era customs officers smash and illegal still.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Full title reads: "Seizing the source of supply - a mountain still".

    United States of America.

    Armed customs officers capture men in a raid on an illegal mountain still / alcohol distillery during the prohibition era. An officer fires his Thompson machine gun at various parts of the still to put it out of working order. Men smash up still and tip over barrels pouring out their contents. - Spacing -

    Customs men smash barrels and bottles of illegal alcohol. CU of alcohol pouring down a street drain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    576.20
    Media URN:
    58910
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:09:00 / 01:26:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 137 I

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