• Short Summary

    A train crash halts services in Gidea Park while Scotland lose rugby match in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "World At Your Elbow".

    Gidea Park, Essex. Train crash at LNER (London North Eastern Railways) Station.

    MS Various shots of damaged Gidea Park station. MS A station lamp still intact. MS & LS breakdown gangs clearing the wreckage away. Three twisted coaches can be seen. CU a walking stick hangs over a seat in one of the wrecked coaches in the rail crash. MS of buffer on wrecked coach.

    Colombes Stadium, Paris, France. France V Scotland Rugby international. France won 8-3.

    LS MS General views of the game in progress, showing stand in background. LS General view of the crowded stand. CU cut in shots of spectators looking pleased at the way the game is going.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1171.08
    Media URN:
    40417
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:51:00 / 01:30:29:00
    Canister:
    47/2

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    The railway accident was on 2nd January 1947.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=694

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