• Short Summary

    Caught by the Camera - a motorised tricycle, a car from 1898 about to start tour of Europe, and a one man sea tractor used for salvage.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 81).

    01:04:14 - M/S of a man looking on as a one horse power motor tricycle drives by, it is very low with a big seat and a motor on the front, and rail around the side. The two men lift it up. M/S as one drives down the street and sticks his hand out to signal. M/S as he goes round and round in circles.

    01:04:41 - M/S of a man cranking up an old-fashioned, one cylinder motorcar, built in 1898. C/U of flags on the front. M/S as two men start off from Hungary for a tour of Europe. Everyone waves them off. C/U of one of the wheels going round.

    01:05:11 - M/S of a man sliding down inside the steel cylinder of a sea tractor. C/U of another man pulling a lever and putting the lid down. M/S as the one man salvaging device is lowered into the sea from a boat. Various shots of the sea tractor rolling about in shallow sea on caterpillar tracks.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:05:48:00
    PT 316

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "two men start off from Hungary" - they're seen setting off from Heroes' Square, ("Hosek Tere"), in Budapest.

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