• Short Summary

    Various stories concerning forms of transport.

  • Description

    Cologne, Germany. An experimental monorail is put through its paces.
    SV. Mono Rail train rounding bend at an angle MV. Towards and pan to back view train moving round bend in track at an angle. LV. Pan train under way. SV. Train moving towards camera. (Lav.) (Orig. "H")

    Goodwood, Sussex. A Morris Minor keeps going for 10,000 miles - without stopping.
    SV. Pan Morris Minor car going round Goodwood track. SV. Garage tender moving off onto circuit. SV. Morris Minor approaching tender. SV. Morris Minor driving into tender. SV. Drivers changing and mechanics checking engine. SV. Minors wheels still turning. SV. Mechanic filling tank with petrol. GV.SV. Mechanics changing wheels. GV. Driver still at wheel of car. SV. Pan from Morris to front of tender. CU. Mechanic releasing bar at end of tender. SV. Minor running out from back of tender. LV. Minor and tender running side by side. SV. Pan Minor resuming run round Goodwood track. (Orig. Neg.) (Orig. 'D')

    Calais, France. A Vespa scooter converted for watery use is crossing the English Channel.
    SV. French motorcycle Champion, George Monneret on water Scooter passing Dunkerque Pilot Boat. CU. George being tossed about. SV. George continues to ride SCU. George passing trawler. Back view, George approaching Cliffs of Dover. SV. George approaching beach. SV. SV. Crowd on beach. SV. George arriving on beach. CU. George smoking cigarette. SV. George riding away along road. (Orig. Neg.) & F.G.)(Orig. "F")

    Lake Windermere, Cumbria. Frank Hanning-Lee is attempting the World Water Speed Record. SV. Mr. Frank and Mrs. Sheila Hanning-Lee looking at chart outside boathouse. SV Hanning-Lee looking at chart. SV. "White Hawk" on slip way. CU. Nose of boat. SV. Hanning Lee's getting into boat. CU. Mrs. Hanning-Lee having helmet put on head. CU. Mr. Hanning-Lee putting on helmet. SV. Hanning Lee's son looking on. LV. White Hawk moving out to start. SV. Crowd watching on slip way. LV. Pan White Hawk porpoising. CU. Young Hanning- Lee looking on. LV. White Hawk starting another run. SV. Pan White Hawk making run. (Mute.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.G. - Title scene "J")
    Selected Originals exist for these items - see other record.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:36:00 / 01:31:39:00

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