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  • Description

    Introductory intertitle reads: "From Sweden comes this novelty in tractors - driven by charcoal! A specially compact plant makes the gas to drive the engine."

    M/S of the tractor being reversed down a steep hill. M/S of man loading charcoal into the tractor. C/U of a little trapdoor being opened, some fabric being put inside then a match lighting it. "The fuel cons umption is just half the cost of crude oil - " L/S of the tractor being driven across a field. Nice shots of the tractor being driven towards the camera and of the tractor towing a plough.

    "Wood chips, too, may be used - a tremendous help in wooded country." High angle shot of man loading wood chips into a canister attached to a car. L/S of the wood driven car driving towards the camera.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51192
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1590.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:12:00 / 01:16:00:00
    Canister:
    PSP 735
    Sort Number:
    PSP 735
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

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