• Short Summary

    A look at new modern prison at Blundeston, Norfolk.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Latest in stir.

    First new prison since 1912, Blundeston, Norfolk.

    Exterior L/S of the new prison at Blundeston. Various interior shots of gymnasium. L/S projector portholes at one end of the gymnasium. M/S screen and stage at the other end of the gym. C/U sign "R.C. Chapel". M/S of the Chapel. C/U sign "Dining room". M/S the dining room. Various shots of the kitchen, the cook opens one of the big boilers. C/U sign "Education Officer". M/S classroom. Various shots of the library. C/U book titled "Living Free".

    M/S officer watching closed circuit television screen. C/U screen showing corridor with cells on either side. M/S as door swings open on the corridor. C/U camera in the ceiling. M/S as the Governor, Mr Eric A. Towndrow, walks along corridor and into one of the cells. M/S bed. M/S table and chair. M/S as the Governor walks out of the cell and past camera. L/S of wash rooms through iron grill. M/S washbasins. C/U of the Governor. M/S gardens in front of cell block. M/S of the flowers. M/S wire fence surrounding the prison. L/S of the prison.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:39:00 / 01:38:09:00

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