• Short Summary

    THREE VERY DETERMINED YOUNG MEN MADE A DARING ESCAPE FROM EAST BERLIN SEPT 17 BY DRIVING THEIR TRUCK THROUGH THE WIRE BARRIER WHILE BEING SHOT AT BY EAST GERMAN BORDER GUARDS.

  • Description

    1.
    SV TRUCK.
    0.02

    2.
    CU "DEUTSCHE POST" SIGN ON DOOR OF TRUCK.
    0.04

    3.
    CV NUMBER PLATE TILT TO WINDSCREEN.
    0.09

    4.
    CU STEERING WHEEL AND TANGLED WIRE.
    0.12

    5.
    GV PAN..GAP IN WIRE CAUSED BY TRUCK CRASHING THROUGH.
    0.20

    6.
    GV TRUCK.
    0.23

    7.
    SV POLICE
    0.27

    8.
    SV TRUCK BACKED INTO EASTERN SECTOR.
    0.31

    9.
    CU POLICE LOOK ON.
    0.34

    10.
    SV TRUCK BACKS.
    0.38

    11.
    SLV TRUCK.
    0.42



    Initials TDH/V/JF/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THREE VERY DETERMINED YOUNG MEN MADE A DARING ESCAPE FROM EAST BERLIN SEPT 17 BY DRIVING THEIR TRUCK THROUGH THE WIRE BARRIER WHILE BEING SHOT AT BY EAST GERMAN BORDER GUARDS.

    THEIR TRUCK BREACHED THE WIRE, BUT SLAMMED INTO THE WALL OF A HOUSE IN THE WESTERN SECTOR. THEY WERE SLIGHTLY INJURED, BOTH BY THE BULLETS AND THE IMPACT.

    THE TRUCK - DESCRIBED AS A POSTAL VEHICLE - WAS LATER RELEASED BY THE AMERICAN AUTHORITIES, AND WAS PULLED BACK INTO THE EASTERN SECTOR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA77RVXRVSP2OLZS1DM6PY4RFVU
    Media URN:
    VLVA77RVXRVSP2OLZS1DM6PY4RFVU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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