• Short Summary

    A FIREMEN'S NET SAVED A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO LEAPT FROM THE FORTH FLOOR OF A NEW YORK BUILDING.

  • Description

    1.
    SV CROWD AROUND BUILDING
    0.04

    2.
    SLV GIRL ON LEDGE
    0.12

    3.
    SCU FIREMEN SETTING UP NET
    0.16

    4.
    SV FIREMEN WITH NET
    0.22

    5.
    CU GIRL ON LEDGE
    0.25

    6.
    SV FIREMEN AROUND NET
    0.32

    7.
    SV GIRL ON LEDGE
    0.38

    8.
    SV SIGN: "WHOSOEVER SHALL CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED"
    0.43

    9.
    SV GIRL JUMPS, LANDS IN NET
    0.48

    10.
    SCU FIREMEN WITH GIRL IN NET
    0.54

    11.
    SV CROWD WATCHING
    0.57

    12.
    SV POLICE CARRY GIRL AWAY ON STRETCHER
    1.04

    13.
    CU GIRL
    1.08



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A FIREMEN'S NET SAVED A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO LEAPT FROM THE FORTH FLOOR OF A NEW YORK BUILDING. IT HAPPENED ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN THE HARLEM DISTRICT.

    THE GIRL, ONA LEE FULLER, CLAMBERED ON TO THE LEDGE OF A SALVATION ARMY CITADEL. FOR 45 MINUTES, AS HORRIFIED CROWDS GATHERED, PRIESTS, POLICEMEN AND HER GUARDIAN PLEADED WITH HER NOT TO JUMP.

    IN THE MEANTIME, FIREMEN ARRIVED WITH SAFETY NETS. THEN - SHE JUMPED. BUT HER FALL WAS A CAUGHT BY ONE OF THE SAFETY NETS, AND SHE WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL SUFFERING FROM SHOCK AND HYSTERIA.

    MISS FULLER IS A WARD OF THE CITADEL'S CHIEF. HER PARENTS ARE DIVORCED AND SHE WAS LIVED WITH HER GUARDIAN AT THE CITADEL FOR THE PAST SEVEN MONTHS.

    FOOTNOTE: LAST WEEK'S MESSAGE POSTED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE CITADEL (AS SHOWN ON FILM) SAID: "WHOSOEVER SHALL CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA737WZG8W3QGAXCCQ0O9EW6ZG6
    Media URN:
    VLVA737WZG8W3QGAXCCQ0O9EW6ZG6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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