• Short Summary

    American jury find 'Mercy Killer' Carol Ann Paigt innocent for murdering dying father.

  • Description

    Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America (USA).

    CU. 'Mercy Killer' Carol Ann Paigt, with mother. American jury found her innocent of murdering dying father. SV. Paigt's house. SV. House, pan to woods where Carol first learnt to fire revolver. GV. Exterior, Stamford hospital. SV. Travel shot behind nurse as she walks up corridor of hospital, pan and truck in to door of Paigt's ward. SV. Door of Paigt's room closing. GV. Fairfield County prison. SV. Pan, Carol Ann Paigt walking down steps of prison accompanied by police matron. SV. Carol enters car. LV. Car leaving prison. MV. Carol alights from car and walks towards camera, pan as she walks down stairs. LV. Carol with mother and brother posing for photographers. CU. Carol with mother. SV. Carol, mother and brother.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Orig.D.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1506.25
    Media URN:
    49091
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:54:00 / 01:36:50:00
    Canister:
    50/13

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    All references to "Carol Ann Paigt" should read Carol Ann Paight, (6 changes required).

    "Carol, mother and brother" - her mother is Mrs Mary Paight, her brother is Carl Paight Jr.

    Attached is an original newspaper article reporting upon the case.....

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1454&dat=19500208&id=hW1gAA
    AAIBAJ&sjid=63ENAAAAIBAJ&pg=44
    46,1940930

    x
    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment