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  • Short Summary

    Wilson opens Ford research Centre, tests undertaken including deep freeze at the Centre.

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    Dunton, England.

    M.S. Mr. Wilson arriving with Chairman of Ford Motor Corporation Sir Patrick Hennessey to open the centre. V.S. Interiors of large drawing office with draughtsmen at work. V.S. In large area of centre set aside for exhibition showing Henry Ford's first car, a quadracycle 1893-1897. Also the new electric Comuta car and other racing competition cars etc. on show, ends with car covered by dust sheet. V.S. Clay modellers at work on new designs, they shape the clay over wooden structure and conceive new shapes for cars of the future. V.S. Mr. Wilson taking a look at the cars in the exhibition area, he sits in the Comuta car. He then watches the clay modellers at work and then goes on to see seating being tested. C.U. Automatic door slamming machine in operation. V.S. Engineers at work at other testing benches testing tyres, springing etc. M.S. Car in the deep freeze test bay with icicles dripping. C.U. Mr. Tony Wedgwood Benn taking look around. G.V. Exterior of new centre.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:25:00 / 01:40:55:00
    UN 4307 B

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