• Short Summary

    George Powell and his amphibious boat that drives on caterpillar wheels.

  • Description

    Title reads: "California"

    Glendale, California, United States of America, USA.

    George Powell Mobile Boat. Inventor Powell has designed an amphibious boat. We see the boat driving around on land - it has caterpillar wheels like a tank. The boat drives into a lake. Once in the water the wheel motor is switched on and the boat is powered by paddles. Narrator suggests this invention is a sign of things to come in the future.

    Note: may have once been part of LNER issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    941.13
    Media URN:
    14044
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:44:00 / 01:30:00:00
    Canister:
    37/44

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