• Short Summary

    Crash helmets are tested at the Road Research Laboratory in Buckinghamshire.

  • Description

    Crash helmets.

    Langley, Buckinghamshire.

    Various shots of two motorcyclists riding down the road, they signal and turn into a side road, camera pans to sign for 'Road Research Laboratory'. Interior M/S of glass flask which represents a head. It is put on a pole and raised slightly then dropped, it smashes. A normal cap is put on another flask and raised slightly higher then smashed. M/S as they put a crash helmet on a flask, they raise it to different heights and drop it but it doesn't break.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1605.03
    Media URN:
    51485
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:41:00 / 01:06:25:00
    Canister:
    NP 481

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