• Short Summary

    Some diesel lorries are banned for polluting the atmosphere. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Diesels, you have been warned.

    Some diesel lorries are banned after spot checks show they are belching out too much smoke. Mill Hill, London.

    L/S lorries in lay-by, a crowd gathers around one. M/S Transport Minister Ernest Marples bending down and looking at meter. C/U smoke meter. M/S and C/U Marples, C/U driver looking out. C/U Marples talking to officials. L/S as another lorry is directed into the lay-by by policemen. M/S Marples standing back as smoke belches from the lorry's exhaust. C/U of the lorry driver Albert Arthur. M/S Marples watching the meter as it checks the amount of smoke. C/U meter registering very high. M/S as Mr Marples hands the driver the ticket banning him from using lorry until problem is fixed. C/U ticket, pan to Mr Arthur.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1782.06
    Media URN:
    54986
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:45:00 / 01:08:34:00
    Canister:
    63/99

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage is shot on Barnet Way, Mill Hill, London.

    "L/S lorries in lay-by, a crowd gathers around one." - it's a Leyland Octopus, in the livery of Pitt & Scott Ltd.

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