• Short Summary

    Scrap cars are set on fire by American recyclers.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1929?

    Title reads: "Le Cimetiere Des Autos. En Amerique, les Autos demodees ne sont pas utilisees pour la ferraille. Elles sont entassees et brulees en un immense (T/C obscures the rest)."

    United States of America.

    Wrecks of old cars are lifted by a crane onto a large pile of scrap.

    An old car is driven down a track and then smashes head on into another car - the cars have the words 'Head On Collision' painted on. People watch as the two cars quickly catch fire.

    Shots of the pile of cars on fire. A veritable old car bonfire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    532.11
    Media URN:
    75322
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1929
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:18:00 / 01:11:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 66 L

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