• Short Summary

    American Jeep drivers show off their skills over rough terrain.

  • Description

    Yakima, Washington, United States of America.

    Various shots of Jeeps climbing a steep hill.

    Various shots of Jeeps going over rough ground.

    SV. Jeep leaping off ground as it breast hillock.

    MV. Jeep emerging from brush.

    SV. Jeeps going through line of fire.

    Shots of Jeeps going through muddy pool - one jeep splashes driver of broken down vehicle.

    LV. Three jeeps going through pool together.

    SCU. Mud spattered drivers. They take off caps, centre one reveals white bald patch.

    N.B. This is some kind of driver training exercise for part of the American defence plan. The drivers are know as Ridge Runners.

    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    8.60
    Media URN:
    26864
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:55:00 / 02:00:44:00
    Canister:
    52/41

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