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  • Short Summary

    Various tanks are demonstrated - a one person tank, a tank that can climb a mountain, etc.

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    L/S of various tanks. Various shots of one of the tanks on the move. It is a very small one person tank. Man holding a small stick directs the tank. Shot of a tank as it seems to drive right over the camera.

    Tank climbs up a steep hill. The mountain climbed is the famous Col de Liseran in the French Alps. Various shots of the tank moving up the hill. French soldiers stand by and watch.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 652.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    900.11
    Media URN:
    15242
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:24:00 / 01:30:18:00
    Canister:
    EP 158

Comments (1)

  1. Tankmanc says

    Don't know why silly captions have been attached to this film.

    The vehicle isn't a "one person tank". It's a French Renault FT, a tank that normally had a crew of two, but for a stunt such as this probably only had the driver on board.

    How famous the Col de Liseran is must be a matter of opinion.

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