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    Item title reads - Subway smash horror. 17 killed and 98 injured in Times Square tube station, the "Piccadilly Circus" of New York. America (USA, U.S.A.)

    Intertitle - 'The disaster took place at the evening rush hour, when homeward-bound thousands, pack station and trains "like sardines".'

    L/S aerial view of the rush hour at Times Squarewith crowds of people walking about and trucks and cars driving through. M/S of a policeman directing the crowds, one man pushes him and he pushes back. L/S of the crowds again. M/S of people entering the subway. L/S of people inside. M/S of cars outside, L/S of crowds of people. M/S as car rides next to ambulance. M/S as a person is carried out of the subway on a stretcher and lifted onto the ambulance. M/S as someone else is carried out by two men. L/S as a policeman on a horse keeps the crowd back. M/S of more people being carried to the ambulance while others watch. Various shots as people are carried out.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:18:00 / 01:17:12:00
    G 1535
    Sort Number:
    G 1535
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration
    US Railways Times Square New York Met: New York, 1920s 1920s New York Aerials
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