04/29/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Trapped! 41 Hours In An Elevator (Video)

Getting stuck in an elevator is everybody's nightmare. But what if you were stuck for 41 hours? What then? Well, it happened to Nicolas White after a cigarette break in 1999, as detailed last week inThe New Yorker's "Up Then Down: The Lives Of Elevators".

White's ordeal was captured on the elevator surveillance camera. His 41-hour nightmare has been condensed into a 3 minute video clip posted on today. Check it out:

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So, what's your story? Ever been stuck in an elevator? Do you avoid elevators at all costs? Or, do you hate the stairs and think that elevators are the greatest gift of all time. Tell us your thoughts below!