• Short Summary

    Closed circuit television catches car thieves in Liverpool car park.

  • Description

    Title reads: "TV FOILS CAR THIEVES".

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    L/S car park. M/S two suspicious looking men trying car door. Various shots building near the car park. Interior of building; C/U television camera pointing out of window into car park.

    More shots two men trying car doors. Various shots Liverpool city police HQ. Various shots two policemen watching closed circuit television monitor, one of them is talks into radio microphone.

    M/S plain clothes policeman and policewoman walking along street. They stop and the policeman takes a radio receiver out of the girls' handbag (looks funny!) and listens to instructions from HQ, they then run off out of picture. M/S two men forcing the car window open and reaching in. One man climbs quickly into the car. C/U man removing radio. Panning shot policeman and woman running across car park and struggling with the two pilferers. Struggle goes on as the pilferers are arrested.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:38:00 / 01:05:48:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "M/S two suspicious looking men trying car door." - the car is a Ford Anglia.

    "M/S two men forcing the car window open" - this time the car is a Ford Consul.

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