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    Item title reads: "The jumping auto! Andre Mencier - "mounted" on his baby Peugeot - challenges all comers to beat his Grand National jump of 10 ft. high - and 63 ft. long."

    Maubeuge, France

    André Mencier, wearing suit, collar and tie, looking handsome, poses for the camera in his open Peugeot car. Action sequence of him driving at speed along a road towards camera with onlookers in the background. He drives at speed towards a ramp leaning against another car placed across road. Action shot of the car jumping over high over the ramp and landing hard on the road, - the driver is almost tipped from the car. Slow motion shots of the car doing the jump. Mencier smiles, and poses for the camera surrounded by crowd.

    Note: Fantastic and daring car stunt on a French country road.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33218
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    692.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:22:00 / 01:21:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1419
    Sort Number:
    G 1419
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    Peugeot
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