• Short Summary

    Armoured cars protect wages, Securicor guards money and men guard diamonds.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Essex. Answer To Wage Bandits".

    Grays, Essex. - LV the Armoured car "Paladin" drawing up outside a bank. CU picture of Popeye on the front of the car. SV as one of the men gets out of the Armoured Car. CU sign of the side of the car reading "It Is Dangerous To Interfere With This Vehicle". SV as the man receives the bag of money through a hatch in the side of the car. SV as he walks past camera carrying a bag and trailing behind the chain which can be electrified. SV interior of the car the driver seated looking through the driving opening. SV looking through the slit. CU as the driver's hands push against the foam rubber lining inside the cab. LV Pan as the man comes out of the bank with the bag and pushes it back through the hatch. CU interior as the driver receives the bag and puts it into the safe. SV as the other man gets into the car. SV two policemen watching. LV Pan as the Armoured car drives away.

    London - LV interior the headquarters of the Securicor Firm showing the assignment board. CU sign "Securicor Assignment Board". SV two men putting tabs on the board. CU badge of tunic of one of the men "Securicor". SV men working on the telephones. LV pan the Securicor van coming towards and past camera. SV as the car goes into the alley past camera and a private car draws into kerb behind it. SV one of the security men walking round the van to get the bag of money. CU a man working on some boxes in the alley. Top shot as the two security men walk away from the van with the money the man who was working on the boxes attacks them and two other men rush in to attack but the security men get them down. SV pan as the other two security men in the private car outside the alley run in to help their mates. SV four men pick up their hostages and walk them off.

    Various good shots of cut and uncut diamonds, being guarded by Securicor. Shots of diamond cutting workshop. CU Selection of Princess cut diamonds. Mr Nagy, diamond merchant, putting a necklace round the neck of model Christina. CU the necklace.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:48:00 / 01:31:33:00

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