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  • Short Summary

    A wheelbarrow powered by a hovercraft engine is shown of on a building site in Kent.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Rochester, Kent.

    A wheelbarrow powered by a hovercraft engine is shown of on a building site in Kent.

    CU Man looking on. MS Hoverbarrow coming along road towards camera from building site, with workman guiding it. It leaves the road and mounts gravel. CU As Workman turns small handle, the propellor starts turning and the hover barrow rises up from the ground. CU The workman turning the handle. MS Workman with ordinary hand-barrow loaded with bags of cement, it gets bogged down in mud. The Hover-barrow comes along, is loaded with cement. CU The designer of the hover-barrow Mr Edward (Ted) Drewery watching. Various shots as the man finish loading the hover-barrow with bags of cement and it proceeds to the building site, where workmen unload it. MS Two men standing on the hover-barrow to show its strength.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 15/11/1960. See material in CP 311 for colour shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2794.30
    Media URN:
    82054
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:52:00 / 01:41:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 3426 I

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