• Short Summary

    Small electric car driving around Hastings.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Electric car beats the "basic" (petrol rationing?) Hastings, Sussex.

    Tracking shot of Hastings street taken from front of electric car on the move. Various shots electric car driving along - it is small like a child's car, two men sit inside it. A Sunbeam W (with Weymann body) trolleybus overtakes the electric car. M/S two men lifting up little car to show undercarriage.

    Item is cuts from Gazette issue 47/96.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2198.13
    Media URN:
    64621
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:51:00 / 01:43:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 1859 E

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    At 00:14 the car goes past the "Bo Peep" pub on Grosvenor Crescent in St. Leonards on Sea in Hastings.

    "A double-decker bus overtakes the car" - actually it's a trolleybus, a Sunbeam W with Weymann body, Reg. No. BDY 804.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Excellent. Many thanks.

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  3. jamied says

    A small amount of extra footage for this story, with sound, can be found in clip 1197.21.

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