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    HUMBER FILM

    A film to show some of the latest four wheel drive Humber vehicles in use with H.M Forces which are built primarily for roads. But, because of their special design, the vehicles can take to open country when necessity demands. The film explains some of their limitations and capabilities when they leave the road.

    The Humber four wheel-drive armoured car (tank), the Humber four-wheel drive pick-up truck, and the Humber four-wheel drive field ambulance are put to the test. The Humber light reconnaissance car mark III is also shown.

    Various good shots as the vehicles are shown going over a fallen tree, across rough terrain, negotiating craters and climbing and descending steep gradients. The commentary instructs the viewer on driving techniques in these areas.

    End title: "Remember! The skilful driver is the careful driver! Take care of your Humber and it will serve you well"

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    91368
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3309.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:08:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:32:00 / 01:41:41:00
    Canister:
    DOCS
    Sort Number:
    DOCS
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    group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look
  • Stills

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

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