• Short Summary

    New type of cutters used by firemen to cut people out of car crashes.

  • Description

    Title reads: "TIN OPENER TO SAVE LIFE".

    Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    Various shots rescue team arriving at scene of car accident. C/U injured man trapped in car. Two firemen with new type of cutters start to cut hole in roof of car. C/U cutter (which has been nicknamed the tin-opener). L/S two men at work. Panning C/U cutter. The roof of the car is cut out and the two firemen lift it away. C/U fire officer holding stop watch - he is timing rescue with new cutters. M/S as the injured man is carried away on stretcher, pan to car with roof cut out.

    Note: newspaper article and press release on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1802.06
    Media URN:
    55390
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:46:00 / 01:08:57:00
    Canister:
    65/40

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