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  • Short Summary

    Rescue teams move through the wreckage following the collision of two French express trains.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Pont-Sur-Yonne - French Express Collide - Rescue work at the disaster in which 60 passengers were killed and 100 injured"

    Pont-Sur-Yonne, France.

    Various shots of the wreckage of steam train, with troops and other rescue workers climbing over debris. LS. Wrecked locomotive with front caved in. WS. Remains of a carriage as rescue worker walks amongst the debris. LS. Wire ropes attached to the remains of the carriage slowly tighten and the carriage tumbles over pan to see wreckage. WS. Rescue workers move amongst the debris. WS. Repeat of shot with large number of rescue workers moving around amongst the wreckage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    202.01
    Media URN:
    25263
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:21:00
    Canister:
    G 616

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