• Short Summary

    A Morris Minor travels 4000 miles non stop round Goodwood circuit.

  • Description

    A Morris Minor travels 4000 miles of laps round Goodwood circuit. The driver communicates with a man in an office who writes down technical details and records the laps. A Nuffield Research Tender surrounds the moving car and services it while still on the move, refuelling, changing the driver, tyres, and servicing the engine.

    Lots of driving shots, day and night. Even servicing at night. In an office information is added to a large graph. After nine days and four and four hours the car comes to stop.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3306.07
    Media URN:
    91344
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:38:00 / 01:32:18:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The title needs tidying up - it doesn't currently say 10,000 miles, it says lo,ooo.

    The film was made in 1952, enabling a reduction of the current wide date range.

    Elements of this clip also appear in clip 34.14, entitled "Men on the Move".

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