Us Cars 1954

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    US Car testing at airforce base in Burtonwood, Lancashire.

    L/S Army car coming down road - it brakes in front of camera. M/S G.I. (Soldier of the United States of America) signalling driver to come on. L/S Army car coming down the road - it brakes and stops. M/S Camera following G.I. L/S as he inspects of car. L/S U.S. Car coming down road it brakes in front of camera, G.I. comes out and inspects it. M/S G.I. watching. MS. G.I. checking front wheel bearings of car. C/U G.I. Checking bearings. MS. G.I. finishing checking goes round to front of car and lowers jack. M/S. G.I. pulling up and down window of car. M/S G.I. going under car to check.

    L/S G.I. lifting bonnet of car, he signals another G.I. who comes and checks springing of car. M/S of G.I. taking notes of car that he is inspecting. M/S G.I. inside car checking windscreen wipers. L/S G.I. hands car driver paper driver then drives off in car. M/S G.I. opening car door he is checking cracked glass in window. M/S G.I. opening car door he is checking cracked glass in window. G.I. closes car door. L/S Car driving out after test. M/S G.I. checking number board of back of car. C/U of number board by this the sign reading "Left hand drive no Signals. High Angle shot looking down at G.I. writing reports. M/S of G.I. writing. M/S Officer handing G.I. papers. L/S Cars passing by camera. (Orig. Neg.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45083
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1377.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:20:00 / 01:42:04:00
    Canister:
    NP 534
    Sort Number:
    NP 534
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