Hover Barrow 1960

Star Item

Description

Rainham, Kent.

M/S of a workman, Matty Miles, wheeling a barrow full of sacks of sand (or concrete mix?) across a very wet and muddy work site; panning right with him as he walks with some difficulty because the ground is so slippery; we see another man, Denis Kemp, at work on the Hoverbarrow....

more

Data

Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
2882
Sort Number:
CP 311
Time in/Out:
01:48:10:00 / 01:49:51:00
Canister:
CP 311
Film ID:
123.16
Issue Date:
12/12/1960

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

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

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
Hover Rover

Hover Rover

Item showing how the 'Hover Rover' skims over difficult, uneven ground.

In And On Air - Surrey

In And On Air - Surrey

Hover scooter tested at Long Ditton, Surrey.

Hover Rover Goes Farming

Hover Rover Goes Farming

Latest application of hover principle used in agriculture.

The Hover Mower

The Hover Mower

Woman tries out new hover lawn mower - the Flymo.

Hover Platform

Hover Platform

New hover platform is demonstrated at Heathrow airport.

Hover Stretcher

Hover Stretcher

New device, the Hover Stretcher, is used to carry two 'patients' across a dusty field.

Hover-Barrow In Use On Building Site

Hover-Barrow In Use On Building Site

A wheelbarrow powered by a hovercraft engine is shown of on a building site in Kent.

Hover-Lawn Mower

Hover-Lawn Mower

Flymo hover-lawn mower demonstrated.

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