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    Veteran commercial vehicles - delivery vans, taxi cabs etc. - run from London to Brighton

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    No title. Veteran commercial vehicle run from London to Brighton, Sussex.

    Panning shot old fire engine passing camera on the Brighton road. Panning shot vintage hearse on road. Panning shot Ford van. Panning shot vintage taxi cab. L/S vintage delivery vans coming into Brighton. M/S another vintage taxi.

    L/S Brighton sea front, pan to steamer arriving along front. L/S old fire engine coming past, on board a group of men dressed in period firemen's uniforms. Various shots Harrods electric van arriving at finishing line. L/S the commercial vehicles lined up for inspection. M/S Lord Montagu with van from his vintage motor museum. L/S woman polishing vintage vehicle. M/S people riding on old fire engine. Panning C/U the wheel of fire engine with solid tyre.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:19:00 / 01:35:31:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Panning shot old fire engine" - the vehicle is a Morris-Belsize fire engine, Reg. No. CR 1500, and still exists in 2014.

    "Panning shot vintage hearse" - the vehicle is an Austin 20/4 hearse, Reg. No. 92 FLU.

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  2. Unknown user says

    "Panning shot Ford van" - the vehicle is a Ford Model T.

    "M/S another vintage taxi." - it's an Austin 12/4, Reg. No. DGW 271.

    "old fire engine coming past" - it's a Dennis N-Type, Reg. No. LP 8389.

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  3. Unknown user says

    "Various shots Harrods electric van" - it's a Walker electric van, Reg. No. 592 GF.

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