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    Title reads: "NEWS IN FLASHES".

    STUDENTS DRIVE MOTORISED BATH FOR CHARITY, Bath, Avon - London.

    M/S male student running towards the motorised bath wearing a bathrobe, a towel round his neck. M/S student taking the bathrobe off and climbing into the bath. Another student with a collecting tin collects money from bystanders. M/S motor bath driving off. C/U pan bath driving off up road. Bystanders applaud.

    Panning shot bath with student at the wheel driving up a hill. C/U policeman scratching his nose. M/S bath stationary at side of the road, two students change places. L/S bath driving through village. C/U signpost: "London to Bath". The bath drives into a garage and an attendant fills the tank with petrol. C/U petrol gauge reading one gallon. L/S garage attendant putting money into a collection box carried by the student.

    Students are from Kingston and they built the bath themselves. The trip to London is to raise money for charity.

    Note: promotional flyer on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52905
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1703.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:35:00 / 01:15:25:00
    Canister:
    59/93
    Sort Number:
    59/093
  • Stills

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

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