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Michigan Prison Mutiny

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1195
Date Released
28 Apr 1952
Date submitted
24 Apr 1952
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Australian News
  2. 2Australian News
  3. 3Tignes Flooding Starts
  4. 4Braemar Castle Takes the Water
  5. 5Countess of Breadalbane Takes the Road
  6. 6Michigan Prison Mutiny
  7. 7Rome Jumping Contest
  8. 8Watch the Dicky Bird Fashions

Story

Story No. within this Issue
6 / 8
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Michigan Prison Mutiny. DESCRIPTION: While the rebellion lasts at the Southern Michigan Prison, the riot was one one of the worst ever recorded. 180 prisoners held eleven guards as hostages. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. GV prison. Various shots of the prison showing the damage, broken glass, etc. Prisoners look through barred windows. Prison officers patrolling, also warders, etc. SCU two talking (silent). Warders with machine guns set up.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Weapons; Crime
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
57102
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
75
Story extras:

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