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    Kent.

    SV. Of the new electric three wheel shopping car, the inventor lifts up the seat. CU. Seat being lifted up. CU. The inventor's hand making adjustments under seat to the battery. CU. The engine. SV. Inventor closes the seat down and gets on. CU. Hand switching on the engine. CU. The inventor. CU. Handle bars, hand twisting the twist grip. SV. As the electric car drives away. SV. Of the electric car parked outside shop. Woman, wife of the inventor, comes out with two shopping baskets and places them on carrier at the front. SV. As the woman drives off. Travelling shot, woman driving along. CU. Travelling shot, woman driving, & CU. SV. Travelling shot, woman driving along in electric car.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56131
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2021.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:40:00 / 01:42:38:00
    Canister:
    66/101
    Sort Number:
    66/101
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Quirky / Daft Electric Cars
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the new electric three wheel shopping car" - it's called the Trilec.

    "the inventor lifts up the seat" - his name is David Fox. The lady featuring in the clip is his wife.

    The vehicle was featured in the April 1967 edition of "Popular Mechanics"......

    http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=wNMDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA128&lpg=PA128&dq;="david+fox"+"trilec"&source=bl&ots=vgNpyPqerQ&sig=CRwDDySsghFq8zQ3_pJv8aW1zCM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=YGv2ULKIH4fA0QWo_4DoCQ&ved=0CC0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q="david fox" "trilec"&f=false

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