• Short Summary

    A load of gin recently fell into water 25 feet deep at London Docks, and divers have since been having a muddy time trying to recover the valuable liquid.

  • Description

    1.
    LV diver up ladder from dock
    0.04

    2.
    SCU ditto
    0.09

    3.
    CU PAN police, customs, insurance officials lock on
    0.15

    4.
    LV basket of gin bottles being hooked to crane
    0.19

    5.
    SCU basket hoisted to quay
    0.25

    6.
    CU police, customs men look on
    0.28

    7.
    SV basket lowered on to quay
    0.32

    8.
    CU gin bottles in basket
    0.34

    9.
    SV men transfer bottles from basket watched by customs officer
    0.49

    10.
    CU customs officer watches
    0.52

    11.
    CU battles taken out of basket
    0.54

    12.
    SV customs officer looks at 2 bottles
    1.01

    13.
    CU bottles placed in crate
    1.03

    14.
    LV officials etc. around quay watching
    1.07



    Initials BA/AHS/BA



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A load of gin recently fell into water 25 feet deep at London Docks, and divers have since been having a muddy time trying to recover the valuable liquid.

    Salvaging of the four hundred crates of gin ice expected to go on for several weeks.

    Officials of the Port of London Authority, and Customs and Insurance men have been keeping a strict watch as crates and bottles have been brought to the surface.

    The ci??? slipped into the dock from a lorry. It was going in reverse when its rear wheels tipped over the edge of the quay.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAY7VZ3XC4Q6BAF2IYZM5IYN2Q
    Media URN:
    VLVAY7VZ3XC4Q6BAF2IYZM5IYN2Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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