• Short Summary

    US TACKLES ROAD TOLL Making highways safer! Flexible metal fence proves success. Steam-rollers crush abandoned?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: US. TACKLES ROAD TOLL

    Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Gen. view of car running down track and knocking down fence. Long view pan. of car down track. Front view of car towards knocking down fence and hitting Flexible Fence. Shot from car going down track and crashing into flexible fence. Ground shot towards of car knocking down posts and crashing into flexible fence... Long view of steam Roller crushing old crocks. Gen. view of cameraman filming on steamroller crushing cars. CU. travel shot from Steam-Roller crushing cars. Long view of tractor pulling old crock to final resting place. Semi view pan. of old crock past and semi view pan. of old crock being pulled past with men inside.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice mentions that the Flexible Road-Guard Rail, has proved a success and that they will soon be in use. Off-stage voice describes crushing of cars...

    Vehicles; United States of America; Inventions; Transport; Safety Devices
    Background: US TACKLES ROAD TOLL Making highways safer! Flexible metal fence proves success. Steam-rollers crush abandoned cars which endanger motorists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD5Q5QSJQ8Y8TPLMJGA6WRTL6K
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5Q5QSJQ8Y8TPLMJGA6WRTL6K
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1935
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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