• Short Summary

    Mauri Rose test drives first American jet powered car.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Jet age in autos?'

    MS driver Mauri Rose at wheel. LS car. MS engine of car. Various shots of car on move. United States of America (USA).

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2791.10
    Media URN:
    81976
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:34:00 / 01:26:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 2588 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The car seen here is the "Firebird", made by General Motors, America's first gas-turbined car.

    A newspaper report, and photo, of the vehicle can be found here.....

    http://news.google.com/news
    papers?nid=2206&dat=1954020
    5&i
    d=ayIyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=p-gFA
    AAAIBAJ&pg=5268,4661456

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