• Short Summary

    An old car from 1903 drives through the streets of London during a motor show.

  • Description

    Item title reads - As it was in the beginning! Visitors in thousands to motor show see original 1903 car still 'go strong' through London streets. London.

    M/S of the old car, it says 'Oldsmobile built 1903 still going strong' on the front. A man and lady get into the car, they are dressed in period costume. He turns the handle at the side to start it as they drive off down the street. M/S as it drives past the camera, various shots as it drives along followed by modern cars and buses. C/U of the car in traffic, he steers it with a lever. Various shots as it drives along then comes to a stop.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    426.15
    Media URN:
    19881
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1925
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:36:00 / 01:30:20:00
    Canister:
    G 1233

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The car featured is an Oldsmobile Curved Dash.

    Seen at 02:28 is an AEC NS-type bus, (Reg. No. XP 2516), in the livery of LGOC.

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