As It Was In The Beginning 1925

Star Item

Description

Item title reads - As it was in the beginning! Visitors in thousands to motor show see original 1903 car still 'go strong' through London streets. London.

M/S of the old car, it says 'Oldsmobile built 1903 still going strong' on the front. A man and lady get into the car, they are dressed in...

more

Data

Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
19881
Sort Number:
G 1233
Time in/Out:
01:27:36:00 / 01:30:20:00
Canister:
G 1233
Film ID:
426.15
Issue Date:
15/10/1925

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • The car featured is an Oldsmobile Curved Dash.

    Seen at 02:28 is an AEC NS-type bus, (Reg. No. XP 2516), in the livery of LGOC.

    jamied 30th Apr 2012

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
The Paris Motor Show

The Paris Motor Show

British cars on show at the Paris motor show.

Motor Show

Motor Show

Motor Show at Earls Court, London.

Motor Show

Motor Show

New cars on display at Geneva Motor Show. Switzerland.

Motor Show

Motor Show

Cars on show at Paris Motor Show.

Selected Originals - The Motor Show

Selected Originals - The Motor Show

Material relating to newsreel story "The Motor Show" - 68/84.

Paris Motor Show

Paris Motor Show

International Motor Show at Grand Palais, Paris.

Chicago Motor Show

Chicago Motor Show

American newsreel item about motor show in Chicago.

Motor Show Earls Court

Motor Show Earls Court

Short High angle shot of cars at at the Earls Court Motor Show exhibition.

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.
10MoreTragedies
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler