• Short Summary

    Paris bus drivers receive lots of training before they are allowed out on the streets.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "A Travers Paris". French voiceover.

    Paris, France.

    Good travel and Point of Views shots around the city. Good street and traffic scenes. Shots on board a bus.

    A bus driver undergoes a medical test. He is weighed, his height is measured. His grip, blood pressure and lung capacity is measured. His lungs are x-rayed and his eyes are checked. He is tested on a mock up steering wheel. His reactions are tested using some weird device. Various tests are carried out all to show his aptitude to drive a bus around Paris. He uses an early simulator to learn how to drive correctly.

    Film of a bus out and about in Paris. Testing out a skid pan and by having dummies thrown in front of the bus. More shots of bus drivers at work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    582.19
    Media URN:
    58978
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:01:00 / 01:39:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 147 A

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