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  • Short Summary

    Times Square tube station is the scene of a subway crash during rush hour leaving 17 dead and 98 injured. America (USA, U.S.A).

  • Description

    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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.13
    Media URN:
    35066
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:18:00 / 01:17:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1535

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