• Short Summary

    Good footage of large steam locomotive having trial run in France.

  • Description

    France.

    Full titles read: "A GIANT AM I ! - Meet France's latest and most powerful locomotive, undergoing it's trials. (They attach a special car and three ordinary locomotives a trial load to pull).

    L/S of workers standing next to the enormous steam locomotive. Several shots of the train being prepared for the trial. L/S of the machine having it's tanks filled with water. Good C/U of front of train as it moves forward over the camera. Very good footage of the train speeding through the countryside. Good M/S's of the wheels and piston turning at speed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1068.12
    Media URN:
    37357
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:28:00 / 01:22:33:00
    Canister:
    PT 142

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