• Short Summary

    Various shots of the first Rumanian car on assembly line and test circuit.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location may be unclear / unknown.

    Rumanian newsreel item. Title reads: "La Start: DACIA 1100"

    Pitesti, Rumania

    Various shots, first Rumanian cars, the Dacia 1100, driving round the test circuit. Exterior factory. Various shots, workers on the production line, welding car together, dipping in paint, assembling interiors. CU Car name on front of car. MS Worker demonstrating a feature of the car, reclining front seats. Car rolling off assembly line with Sierra 1100 cc engine. Various shots, cars on the test road.

    Note: Date on original record: 25/09/1968. Rumanian commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3001.10
    Media URN:
    85888
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:37:00 / 01:28:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 4382 E

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Piteshti" should read Pitesti.

    If this car looks very familiar to you it's because it's based on the Renault 8.

    (Another Dacia model, the 1300, based on the Renault 12), can be seen in clip 3328.12).

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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