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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story 'Child Hunt Takes In All Midlands' - 50/4

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Child Hunt Takes In All Midlands' - 50/4

    Material for Newsreel Story - extra shots.

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

    MS Barge moored on canal which is dragged for trace of boy and where he was eventually found. MS Canal with people walking along tow path. MS Back view man and small boy looking into canal MS People standing on bridge looking down into canal. CU Sign - 'Goodyear Avenue'. MS Tracking shot along road, where boy lived. MS House where the Poole's live. CU Head shot of boy's mother. MS Policeman talking to man with bike outside a house in door to door check up. CU Head shot of police constable. CU Head shot of man shaking his head.

    MS Tracking shot along thoroughfare in Wolverhampton town. MS Pedestrians walking along busy street. CU Tracking shot along people lining pavement. MS A Dowser water diviner joins in the search. CU Dowser's hands holding forked rod, which jumps in his hand. MS Dowser at work in brick kiln. MS Men dragging canal from bank. CU Head shot policeman using walkie talkie apparatus.

    LS Tracking shot along street in Wolverhampton MS Newspaper clippings etc, on table in the Poole's home pan up to Mr and Mrs Poole looking at them. CU Mr and Mrs Poole looking at newspaper clippings. CU Pile of clippings pan up to Mrs Poole. MS Dowser showing forked twig jumping in his hands. CU Pan down from dowser's head to stick in his hands pan down to ashes in paper that he claims contain ashes of the boy.

    (Mute.,Orig. Neg.)

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:37:00 / 01:37:40:00
    50/4 B (Selected Originals)

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