• Short Summary

    A garage offers to send people to your parked car and clean it whilst you are on your errand.

  • Description

    Kerbside car cleaners.

    Buckingham Palace Gardens, London.

    L/S of a man getting out of his car and entering a telephone box. C/U as he dials the number for the "Kerbside Kar Kleeners" run by Colonel Lawson, M/S looking in from outside. M/S of the garage man at a window where he receives his instructions. He gets on his motorcycle and rides to where the man's car is parked. Various shots as he cleans and polishes the car. C/U of a chauffeur watching. C/U as man continues to clean the car. L/S as the owner returns and looks over the car.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1265.29
    Media URN:
    34249
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:52:00 / 01:42:26:00
    Canister:
    NP 243

Comments (1)

  1. NickLawson says

    I loved this. Colonel Lawson was my dad. He is the \"customer\" you see at the start and end. This was a business scheme of his that didn\'t go far; from before I was born. I found an old Kerbside Kar Kleeners keytag in a drawer of old tat and a search engine brought me here.

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