• Short Summary

    An enormous truck is lifted onto a ship at Le Havre bound for the United States.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LE HAVRE - BIGGEST TRUCK GOES TO US".

    Le Havre, France.

    Various shots of "the world's biggest truck", a Berliet T100 Tulsa, being driven along a road, towards the docks on its way to America for the Oil Industry Show in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It has been specially built in France. People watch the huge truck going by. A Velam microcar drives under the truck and out the other side.

    The truck is lifted up by a huge crane and swung aboard a ship called 'The Dagrun - Oslo'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1553.31
    Media URN:
    49846
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1959
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:37:00 / 01:58:13:00
    Canister:
    59/27

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "shots of "the world's biggest truck" - it's a Berliet T100 Tulsa.

    "a bubble car drives under" - it's a Velam microcar.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for these details. We've added them to the description.

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