• Short Summary

    FOUR BANDITS DISGUISED AS PRIESTS RAIDED A POST OFFICE AT A CHURCH MISSION NEAR NEW YORK CITY ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV MARYKNOLL BUILDINGS
    0.06

    2.
    MV STATE TROOPER LOOKING AT CAR
    0.17

    3.
    MV STATE TROOPERS LEADING BANDIT AWAY
    0.24

    4.
    CU SIGN "STATE POLICE"
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    5.
    MV TROOPERS LOOKING AT MAP OF MARYKNOLL
    0.28

    6.
    CU TROOPER POINTING TO POST OFFICE ON MAP
    0.33

    7.
    SV BANDIT BEING BOOKED
    0.41

    8.
    MV TROOPERS BEHIND TABLE STACKED WITH MONEY
    0.44

    9.
    CU STACKS OF MONEY AND STAMPS ON TABLE
    0.54


    A GENERAL VIEW OF THE MISSION, THE BULLET-RIDDLED CAR, ONE OF THE ARRESTED MEN, SLIGHTLY WOUNDED, BEING LED AWAY, POLICE LOOKING AT MAP OF THE TRAP THEY LAID, THE SAME ARRESTED MAN BEING CHARGED, AND A TABLE WITH PILES OF RECOVERED MONEY AND STAMPS.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FOUR BANDITS DISGUISED AS PRIESTS RAIDED A POST OFFICE AT A CHURCH MISSION NEAR NEW YORK CITY ON MONDAY. BUT THE POLICE HAD A TIP-OFF AND DRESSED UP AS PRIESTS, TOO.

    THE RESULT: A 50,000-DOLLAR GRAB, SHOTS FIRED, THREE BANDITS WOUNDED AND ARRESTED . THE FOURTH RAIDER, ALSO WOUNDED, ESCAPED.

    THE INCIDENT HAPPENED AT THE MARYKNOLL MISSION, 75 MILES (120 KMS) NORTH OF NEW YORK CITY, A ROMAN CATHOLIC BODY WHICH SENDS PRIESTS AND NUNS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

    IT WAS LAST DECEMBER WHEN POLICE LEARNED THAT A GANG PLANNED A ROBBERY. THROUGH WIRE TRAPS AND TRAILING, THEY DISCOVERED THAT THEIR TARGET WAS TO BE THE MISSION.

    POLICE LAID A TRAP. THE BANDITS HELP UP THE CASHIER AND AS THEY PREPARED TO ESCAPE A POLICE LOUD SPEAKER ORDERED THEM TO SURRENDER. SHOOTING BROKE OUT - 60 BULLETS WERE FIRED ALL TOLD - AS STATE TROOPERS WENT INTO ACTION.

    THREE OF THE RAIDERS MANAGED TO REACH THEIR CAR, DESPITE THEIR WOUNDS, AND MADE OFF. BUT THE BULLET - RIDDLED CAR WENT OUT OF CONTROL AND THE MEN WERE ARRESTED. THE FOURTH ESCAPED ON FOOT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4DC4156BVIYAABYFYEBAXNZ94
    Media URN:
    VLVA4DC4156BVIYAABYFYEBAXNZ94
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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