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    Item title reads - What a rally!

    International Car Exhibition. Amsterdam, Holland.

    C/U man lying in bed, he wakes up and looks at the clock on bedside table, switches alarm off and turns over to wake his friend. He leans over the side and picks up steering wheel off the floor, he fixes it onto the steering column which is poking through the bed covers. The bed moves off out of picture. M/S of bed with the two men in it coming out of garage and turning away from camera down the street. Crowds line a road in Amsterdam. Camera pans as the two men in their bed drive along the street, on a platform on the side of the bed you can see a chamber pot.

    M/S of another unusual motorised vehicle consisting of an old fireplace belching smoke with two men on it, one operates a rudder. M/S of two men seated at the back of a vehicle, they are dressed in white and wearing white ten helmets, man seated at the back is pulling chains attached to lavatory cisterns. They go past camera and we see they are seated on lavatory bowls with toilet rolls and lavatory brushes attached. Crowds of pedal cyclists follow the two men in their bed along the street. M/S Union Jack flag on pole, camera pans to bed coming towards camera flashing its headlights.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:38:00 / 01:50:51:00
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