• Short Summary

    Kenneth Smee drives his home-made electric car around Reading and then back home.

  • Description

    Reading, Berkshire.

    A man called Kenneth Smee walks towards a tiny electric car parked in a road. We are told that Kenneth built the car himself. He gets in and drives off. Various travel shots of the car going along the road.

    Smee pulls up outside his house and reverses into position. Smee's wife throws a wire for recharging the batteries out of the window and Smee connects it to the car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1247.10
    Media URN:
    34091
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:44:00 / 01:18:35:00
    Canister:
    NP 178

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    From 01:05, all the footage is shot on St George's Road in Reading.

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