• Short Summary

    An Essex garage sells a new product to mix with petrol extending drivers' mpg's.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Coupon-Free Petrol Brings Miles Queue".

    Painham, Essex.

    MV Placard advertising coupon-free petrol. CU Back view man putting up poster advertising, Baxtrol. CU Petrol gauge on pumps revolving pan down to notice - 'This pump coupon-free' SV Travel shot car speeding along road. CU Hands cranking car. SV Man enters car. (Slow turning). SV Towards car drives away. (Slow turning). MV Towards, car driving along street (Slow turning). SV Back view travel shot car speeding along road. SV Towards man pushing Austin 7 along the road. SV Cars outside garage. SV Man by Baxtrol pump. SV Lines of cars. CU Man putting petrol in car. CU Nozzle of hose pouring in tank CU Petrol gauge revolving. SV Pan man picks up tin of Baxtrol and places it on back of car. CU Hand counts money and passes it over. SV Away from camera, car driving off with tins of Baxtrol in luggage boot. SV Man takes nozzle out of car tank, pan as car moves away.

    Cataloguer's Note: Baxtrol was mixed with ordinary petrol to allow more miles per coupon - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.28
    Media URN:
    46536
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:22:00 / 01:43:13:00
    Canister:
    49/99

Comments (1)

  1. miweb74 says

    Location should be 'Rainham'

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