• Short Summary

    A Rover Jet 1 turbo-jet car exceeds 150 miles an hour in record run in Belgium.

  • Description

    Jabekke, near Ostend, Belgium.

    LV. Rover Jet 1 Turbo-jet car revving up, starts on run Pan to B.V. SV. Travel shot, turbo-jet car on run, towards. SV. Travel shot, turbo-jet car running alongside when it shoots ahead. LV. Car towards and under bridge. SV. Belgian labourers, pan up from clogs and scythes, watching run. TV. Jet car revving up. CU. Jet engine. SV. Belgians watching. CU. Driver putting on helmet. CU. Jet engine. SV. Belgian Automobile Club control van. CU. Operator inside. SV. Car on line, starts. A.S. Car flashing towards. LV. Car approaching and going under bridge. LV. Pan, car racing through countryside. SCU. Belgian Automobile Club control van. SV. Car. SV. Interview with Spencer King, Rover Managing Director and driver of the car CU. Interview. "It runs very smoothly. Hear just wind noise. No effort at all."

    (Orig.Lav.) (Orig. "B")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    14.47
    Media URN:
    27043
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:37:00 / 01:47:05:00
    Canister:
    52/53

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