• Short Summary

    Footage of mechanical tortoise in Bristol.

  • Description

    Bristol.

    Various shots of mechanical machine (or mechanical tortoise) being demonstrated by it's inventor (Doctor Grey Walter) who directs the machine by waving a torch. M/Ss of machine running into small lamp. Several shots of the inside workings of the machine. The machine follows the light inside its pen. Once inside the inventor turns off the light and closes door.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1285.18
    Media URN:
    34574
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:07:00 / 01:43:27:00
    Canister:
    NP 341

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