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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Age limit for cars. Safety first measures in South Africa".

    Cape Town.

    The Cape Town authorities have decided that old cars cause large percentage of road accident and that all cars over certain age should be destroyed.

    M/S of procession of old bangers (vintage cars) being towed or driven down street. Some have 'safety first' banners on windows and bonnets.

    M/S of group of black men pushing one of the old bangers (a white man sits behind the wheel). Various shots of old cars being dumped in large pit on beach, in background is Table Mountain.

    Various night shots of the pile of cars being burnt.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13121
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    891.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:11:00 / 01:45:35:00
    Canister:
    36/69
    Sort Number:
    36/069
  • Appears in...

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    SOUTH AFRICA cape town 4 1936/08/27 Wochenschau Morris stuff London to Brighton Old cars Social news
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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