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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Blackbushe. Safer For Motorways".

    Blackbushe Airport, Surrey. Road safety barriers are put to the test.

    GV Blackbushe Airport. SV Mr Ernest Marples, Transport Minister, talking to the driver who is in white overalls. SV Marples looking at car. CU Pan, the fencing. SV Mr Marples testing the fencing. SV Driver, Ken Freeman putting on crash helmet and getting into car. CU Driver fixing safety straps. SV Crowd.

    Travel shot through the car's windscreen as it moves along. GV As the car comes towards camera and crashes into fence, then comes to rest.

    SV Press photographers. SV Marples with the driver inspecting the car. CU Driver pan to Marples. CU Mass of fencing on car's bonnet. SV Marples and driver inspecting car. SV Marples and driver inspecting car.

    GV Slow motion shot as the car crashes into the fence, almost turns over and comes to rest.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53727
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1731.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:38:00 / 01:40:55:00
    Canister:
    62/77
    Sort Number:
    62/077
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    M1 Motorway opens
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "getting into car" - the vehicle is a Standard Vanguard (Phase 1).

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