• Short Summary

    Imagining what car of future will look like, with diagrams by Joe Noble.

  • Description

    Part of issue TOMORROW ALWAYS COMES.

    Various shots of a vintage car.

    Re-enactment of man buying black market petrol, comic twist is he only buys enough to fill his lighter.

    Sound of man asking garage attendant to fill up car with with petrol and check oil. Picture is replaced by title reading: "We cannot enact this scene for you .. we forget what it's like!"

    Aerial shot of RAF aeroplane in flight (could be a Hurricane or a Spitfire). Narrator explains car of future will be influenced by planes. Diagram of car of future: it has an aerodynamic shape, it will be faster and more economical to drive, it will have four wheel drive, engine at back, bullet proof plastic windscreen, temperature control inside, automatic gears, automatic jacks and crab action steering for parking.

    Various shots of helicopter.

    Diagrams are by cartoonist Joe Noble.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.16
    Media URN:
    50157
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:15:00 / 01:29:28:00
    Canister:
    NSP 373

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