• Short Summary

    Goering's car is put up for auction - proceeds go to British servicemen and women.

  • Description

    Spring Street, London. Nazi Field Marshal's car is auctioned for Veterans' Charity.

    LV. Herman Goering's Mercedes car driving into garage. CU. Radiator and cap. SV. Dash board pan up to Bullet ridden windscreen CU. Bullet ridden windscreen. CU. Speedometer showing 120 KM's SV. Person opening Bonnet. SCU. Man opening bonnet, showing engine. CU. Engine. CU. Notice on engine. (H.P. Notice) SV. Man closing Bullet proof door. CU. Auctioneer: Will you open the bidding ... at 200 Pounds in 10 Pound raises 210,220.... SV. Crowd: 960 Pounds, 960 for the first time 970, 1000 Pounds thank you sir, (Cheers).... SV. Crowd: 1050 for the second time Sold! Cheers. GV. Crowd around car.

    (Mute Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    52.06
    Media URN:
    27839
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:48:00 / 01:09:12:00
    Canister:
    52/102

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Herman Goering's Mercedes car" - it's a Mercedes 770K Open Tourer.

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