• Short Summary

    Maximum security Parkhurst prison presented to the audience.

  • Description

    Parkhurst Prison, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

    GV. & nearer shot of Parkhurst Prison. GV. & LV. The main block. LV. The wall surrounding the maximum security block. SV. Pan down as warder enters the block. SV. The wall of the block from inside, pan to long shot as warder walks through gate which has barbed wire across it. SV. The rolled barbed wire over gate. SV. Warder walks to door to enter the building. He undoes a barred gate and steps up. SV. Warder inside opens inner door to let the other man in. Man closes the barred gate after he has gone in. GV. Interior, the roof of the block showing bars across, pan down to show two warders on duty. CU. Cell number. CU. Locks on cell door. SV. Warder looking through peephole into cell. CU. From inside cell, of the warder's eye. SV. Pan, prisoner seated in cell. CU. The prisoner. CU. The prisoner's cutlery and crockery laid out. CU. Prisoner's toilet articles. GV. The ground floor of the block, two prisoners are playing snooker while warder watches. CU. Warder. CU. Prisoner throwing darts. CU. Darts going into board. CU. Pan, another prisoner puts teapot on table. CU. Prisoner reading report in newspaper headlined "The prison inside". CU. The newspaper. CU. The prisoner reading. LV. CCTV camera on wall of yard. LV. Pan showing the wall of the security block numbered. CU. CCTV camera panning around. Air view, the Isle of Wight, showing the Needles. Air view, showing the whole island.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:42:00 / 01:35:32:00

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