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Hold - Up!


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
1 Oct 1959
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Visit Ends
  2. 2Pro Tennis Title
  3. 3Missile Misfire
  4. 4Used Car Show
  5. 5Hold - Up!
  6. 6Princess and Real Aussies


Story No. within this Issue
5 / 6
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Hold-Up!. DESCRIPTION: Cleveland, Ohio, where the police rushed a bank. The manager and 14 others were held as hostages by a gunman. Smoke-bombs were hurled into the building and, presently, the gunman panicked and freed the hostages. Then, cornered by the cops, the bank robber turned his gun on himself. SHOTLIST: Cars (key). MS police behind car. MS police rush bank. MS police behind car. MS policeman throws tear gas bomb. Car bullets spraying. MS man with rifle. MS hostages leave bank. MS policeman with tear gas bomb. MS policeman smashes window. MS police car. MS policemen close in. MS crowd of police. MS 2 police with gas masks. CU bullet hole in window. CU bank sign on floor. MS robber dead on floor.
Buildings and structures; Weapons; Death; Crime
United States of America
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
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