• Short Summary

    A NEW ZEALAND CAMERAMAN COVERING A ROUTINE PROGRESS STORY ON A MOTORWAY BEING BUILT NEAR WELLINGTON FOUND HIMSELF UNEXPECTEDLY ON THE SPOT TO FILM A DRAMATIC ESCAPE FROM DEATH IT HAPPENED WHEN A BOULDER ROLLED DOWN AN EMBARKMENT AND STRUCK OVER ONE OF THE WORKMEN ON THE SITE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ROAD-MAKING.
    0.04

    2.
    SV BULLDOZER AT WORK.
    0.12

    3.
    SV LANDSLIDE CAUSED BY BULLDOZER.
    0.21

    4.
    SV BULLDOZER PUSHES LARGE BOULDER, YUMBLES DOWN BANK ACROSS ROAD, KNOCKS DOWN MAN, FINISHES ON RAILWAY.
    0.31

    5.
    SC MEN WALK OVER TO LIFT STONE.
    0.35

    6.
    SV MEN TALK TO BRUISED MAN.
    0.39

    7.
    SV MEN TRY TO MOVE BOULDER.
    0.41



    Initials JRG/NZ/RM/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A NEW ZEALAND CAMERAMAN COVERING A ROUTINE PROGRESS STORY ON A MOTORWAY BEING BUILT NEAR WELLINGTON FOUND HIMSELF UNEXPECTEDLY ON THE SPOT TO FILM A DRAMATIC ESCAPE FROM DEATH IT HAPPENED WHEN A BOULDER ROLLED DOWN AN EMBARKMENT AND STRUCK OVER ONE OF THE WORKMEN ON THE SITE.

    BUT HE ESCAPED WITH ONLY TORN CLOTHING AND BRUISES. THE WAYWARD BOULDER ENDED UP ON A NEARBY RAILWAY - CAUSING ANOTHER SCARE BUT THERE WERE NO TRAINS ABOUT AT THE TIME, AND IT WAS HAULED OFF.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABHVSXRARZJVJ27BN94SJKKO3K
    Media URN:
    VLVABHVSXRARZJVJ27BN94SJKKO3K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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