• Short Summary

    Ernest Johnstone drives his miniature bus around Brighton.

  • Description

    Brighton, Sussex.

    M/S of Southdown Leyland Tiger bus. It looks like real thing until small toddler walks up and we realise it is a scale model. The builder of bus, Ernest Johnstone, lifts the toddler into the bus through the roof. He sits behind the toddler with his head sticking out. Various shots of Ernest driving bus along Brighton sea front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.10
    Media URN:
    34155
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1948
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:22:00 / 01:18:38:00
    Canister:
    NP 213

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The coach is a scale model of a Southdown Leyland Tiger.

    Another of Ernest Johnstone's scale models can be seen in clip 1630.24.

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  2. jamied says

    Yet another of Ernest Johnstone's scale model buses can be seen in clip 823.22.

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  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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