• Short Summary

    A mobile press is used to crush old cars into small bales in South Wales.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bridgend. Bales Of Old Cars".

    Bridgend, South Wales. A mobile press is used to crush old cars into small bales.

    GV Scrap yard. CU of wreck of old car, pan to another. CU another wreck. SV Car being lowered into crusher. CU Man watches. SV Top shot, showing the sides of the crusher closing onto car and squeezing it flat. CU Crusher pressing car into mangled mass, crusher opens and shows the car lying squashed. CU Man at controls. SV Big ramrod pushes car towards huge guillotine. SV The front of the crushing machine showing large guillotine slicing the crushed car. CU of guillotine at work. SV Another car being lifted by crane. CU Car being swung into crusher. SV Man standing on the gantry of the crusher. CU of car as it is lowered into crusher.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1771.13
    Media URN:
    54704
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:57:00 / 01:18:04:00
    Canister:
    64/71

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