• Short Summary

    Mr. Jordan, high commissioner for New Zealand, inspects Lancashire electric train works.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Preston".

    High Commissioner of New Zealand inspects new electric coaches at works where they were built in Lancashire.

    C/U of modern looking electric train coach. C/U of high commissioner, Mr. W. J. Jordan and other dignitaries entering works for English Electric Company.

    Various shots of Mr. Jordan climbing aboard coach, he waves to camera. Various shots of electric train and carriages being tested on company's private track. Includes point of view shots from inside driver's cabin. Trains look like underground tube trains.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    949.09
    Media URN:
    16169
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:13:00 / 01:05:46:00
    Canister:
    37/102

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