• Short Summary

    Inventor Owen Greenwood tries out motorised sidecar (without motorbike!)

  • Description

    Title reads: "Car or sidecar".

    New type of motorbike, Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire.

    M/S inventor Owen Greenwood sitting in his new type racer - looks like child's racing car! Passenger Terry Fairbrother takes off engine cover and mechanic Roger Compton starts tinkering with the engine. C/U Mr. Greenwood. The three men are seen talking about the engine. C/U Terry Fairbrother. Zoom in to C/U of the Mini Cooper engine. Mr. Greenwood lifts cowling on back of car to show two rear wheels very close together. C/U the two men lift the back of the car and revolve the two rear wheels.

    Mr. Greenwood gets into the car with Mr. Fairbrother passenger. Panning C/U as he starts the engine. He accelerates away with the front tyres smoking. Travel shot from the car as it goes around race track. Pan as the car comes around the bend Fairbrother leans over (like sidecar racing). Tracking shot from car going around track. Panning shot as they go past at speed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1794.05
    Media URN:
    55267
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:58:00 / 01:07:16:00
    Canister:
    65/14

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