Car Through Barrier 1946

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Location Unknown / Unclear - possibly London.

Various shots of wrecked car - it crashed through barrier and dived with nose down. People looking at the crashed car. Several good shots of the car standing on its nose, stuck between wall and building.

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
64261
Sort Number:
UN 1333 G
Time in/Out:
01:14:30:00 / 01:15:05:00
Canister:
UN 1333 G
Film ID:
2177.07
Issue Date:
1946

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  • Possibly helping to confirm that the location is London, a London bus passes through the picture at 00:14.

    jamied 19th May 2012

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