"The Dynasphere" ... Its Other Name Is "Jumbo"! 1932

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Full title reads: "Weston-Super-Mare. 'The Dynasphere' ...its other name is 'Jumbo'! Dr J. A. Purves, FRSE demonstrates his remarkable invention in 'spherical locomotion', which it is claimed, will one day revolutionise modern transport."

Weston-Super-Mare, Avon.

Group of people gathered...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
4806
Sort Number:
32/012
Time in/Out:
01:45:05:00 / 01:45:58:00
Canister:
32/12
Film ID:
663.37
Issue Date:
11/02/1932

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  • "The driver (who I assume is Dr. Purves)" - that is actually Dr Purves's son.

    "The driver of the one (wearing a cap and smoking a pipe) turns a handle to start the vehicle's engine. (Unclear which of the drivers is the Doctor)" - Dr Purves is the man smoking the pipe.

    The location for this demonstration was Brean Sands, near Weston-super-Mare.

    jamied 2nd Jun 2012
  • More of the Dynasphere can be seen in clip 661.13.

    jamied 2nd Jun 2012

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