• Short Summary

    South African authorities say old bangers cause too many accidents - all old cars are destroyed.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Age limit for cars. Safety first measures in South Africa".

    Cape Town.

    The Cape Town authorities have decided that old cars cause large percentage of road accident and that all cars over certain age should be destroyed.

    M/S of procession of old bangers (vintage cars) being towed or driven down street. Some have 'safety first' banners on windows and bonnets.

    M/S of group of black men pushing one of the old bangers (a white man sits behind the wheel). Various shots of old cars being dumped in large pit on beach, in background is Table Mountain.

    Various night shots of the pile of cars being burnt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    891.22
    Media URN:
    13121
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:11:00 / 01:45:35:00
    Canister:
    36/69

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