• Short Summary

    Hundreds of guns are handed in to the Police during a gun amnesty.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Weapon Harvest

    Marlborough Street, London. Hundreds of guns are handed in during gun amnesty.

    GV Marlborough Street Police Station interior showing men sorting out guns on a counter with the policemen in uniform bringing more guns in the hands an assortment across the counter and they are placed on the counter to add to collection. CU of two men checking guns, CU of guns as one is picked up which is fitted with a flick knife on the side. CU of another group of guns amongst which are some machine guns, SV of man placing small arms into sacks in the background are stacked a pile of rifles camera angles round to show a number of stacks which are full of small arms camera pans across this stack of sacks. SV of arms being carried from police station to lorry men walking into CU with sacks. CU of men carrying sacks camera pans across to show them being loaded into an army lorry. GV exterior of police station woman walking in with a German machine gun up to the counter hands it to policeman. CU of policeman holding the Schmeisser gun he has removed the magazine and places the gun on counter camera zooms into full CU of gun. SV rear of army lorry as it goes away loaded down the street.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:28:00 / 01:48:39:00

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