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    Material relating to newsreel story 'Rail Crash Rescue Work Continues' - 52/83.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Rail Crash Rescue Work Continues' - 52/83.

    Material for Newsreel Story - some good extra shots. Some scratches.

    Harrow & Wealdstone, London.

    Various scenes of rescuers clearing debris. Pan down from Harrow No 1 Signal box. More work clearing debris. Alan Lennox-Boyd, Minister of Transport and Chief Regional Officer Watkins, watching rescue workers. More views of rescue workers with the injured and dead. Parts of the crashed trains are moved away. Crowds have gathered outside the station. More shots of the scene of one of Britain's worst railway disasters. American airmen are among those helping. Several shots of dead bodies being carried away. Man sells copies of Newspaper '100 Death Roll Fear' is the headline.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.)

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:47:00 / 01:42:32:00
    52/83 A (Selected Originals)

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  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 8th October 1952.
    For more info see:

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