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    Hornchurch, London/ Essex.

    At a driving school, the Hornchurch Cardrome, a man shows a group of schoolboys a demonstration petrol engine. The R.A.C. have started a "Junior Driver" course so teenagers have better driving skills when they come to pass their test.

    M/S of 12 year old, Jimmy Whitely and his driving instructor getting into a grey Austin A 40 (?). C/U of Jimmy, in shorts and cap, getting into the driving seat. C/U of the instructor. C/U of Jimmy changing gear. Various shots of Jimmy driving around a course. More shots of Jimmy driving taken from inside the car.

    M/S of Jimmy driving past a sign - 'Skid Pan' - into a grease covered driving course. Various shots of Jimmy driving around the course. M/S of Jimmy's mother and younger brother watching from the edge of the course. Various shots of Jimmy doing skids and turns.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3515
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    281.05
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:56:00 / 01:22:48:00
    Canister:
    CP 491
    Sort Number:
    CP 491
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "getting into a grey Austin A 40 (?)" - it's an Austin A40 Farina.

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