Chowchilla kidnapping: compilation reel I

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Film Date
July 1976
Film Reference Number
KPIX 147481
A KPIX news compilation from July 1976, assembled by KPIX producers, featuring an edit of several newsfilm reels covering the Chowchilla kidnapping story. Includes: aerial views of the site in a Livermore quarry where school bus driver Ed Ray and 26 students from Dairyland Elementary School were buried alive in a moving truck; an update from the California Rock & Gravel Company; scenes from a community tribute and party to honor school bus driver Ed Ray, with reporter David Fowler and views from outside a preliminary hearing for the accused kidnappers in Chowchilla, Madera County, with reporter Tim Findley Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

This 16mm reversal film print was transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in September 2022.
16mm color reversal print, with co-magnetic sound