Tony Benn and other VIPs watch car crash test at MIRA laboratory.
No title. MIRA's new vehicle impact laboratory, Lindley, Nuneaton.
Interior L/S shell of car on test track at Lindley. M/S showing front of car on test track. M/S showing the track which car will travel along. L/S man making final adjustments to seat belt inside car. Interior shot of car. C/U ditto. C/U man making adjustment to dummy in front seat of car. M/S group looking at end of track where crash will occur (including Minister of Technology Anthony Wedgwood-Benn (Tony Benn). Panning shot men pulling back catapult which will propel car down track.
M/S man in control room. C/U part of the recording equipment inside control room. Pan to more equipment. C/U computers revolving. C/U man turning key on consul. Panning shot down to man pressing button.
M/S track and wall into which car will crash into. Car hits wall. M/S crashed car. C/U front of car showing smashed headlight and grille. M/S Wedgwood-Benn looking at crashed car. C/U ditto. Panning shot to show part of the crashed car. M/S front of crashed car. C/U engine of car. M/S dummy in car. M/S crashed car with people round it.
MIRA = Motor Industry's Research Association.
For search purposes: Wedgwood Benn.