• Short Summary

    Cornwall County Fire Service demonstrate the Austin Gipsy Fire Engine

  • Description

    Location: Cornwall, England / Great Britain

    Story about the Austin Gypsy Fire Engine

    VS Austin Gipsy fire engine leaving the fire station. VS firemen setting up hoses etc. and fighting an imaginary fire. Several CUs of firemen in action.

    VS Austin Gipsy fire engine of the Cornwall County Fire Service making its way through some narrow streets of a small Cornish town to show its manoeuvrability in tight places. Views through the front window, side window, the roof and in front of the engine. The engine is also seen driving by the coast and through the countryside.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3131.01
    Media URN:
    88265
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:07:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:07:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 3807 A

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "VS Austin Gypsy (which is a Landrover)" - it's NOT a Land Rover, it was Austin's attempt to compete with Land Rover.

    "Austin Gypsy" should read Austin Gipsy.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the clarification.

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