• Short Summary

    A look at a car which can drive sideways as well as forwards and backwards. Hendon, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Hendon.

    Crab car demonstrated at Hendon, London.

    M/S as a car drives towards the camera. M/S interior of man moving lever, M/S outside showing another set of wheels being lowered and the tyres being raised. M/S as it moves sideways to park between two cars. M/S of another man looking out of his window at it. Various shots of the car sliding out of the space. Narrator makes bad pun about having taxi crabs in the future!

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    973.22
    Media URN:
    17404
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:24:45:00
    Canister:
    38/58

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