• Short Summary

    Scrap cars are fed into a smoke eliminating furnace in New York.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Old Cars Burn Up".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    LV Giant grab lifting an car carcass at the new burning plant at Brooklyn, New York.

    GV Car being swung over by the crane and lowered.

    LV Car is put down at entrance to the burning plant.

    SV Interior, engineer at control panel.

    LV Car burning in the smoke eliminating furnace.

    LV Chimneys coming from roof of burning plant showing that there is no smoke.

    LV Burnt shell of car being cooled off as it comes out of the furnace and jets of water turned on it.

    LV Pan, burnt shell sliding down ramp and joining line of other burnt cars which are now ready for compressing which reduces them to valuable scrap metal.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1559.21
    Media URN:
    50070
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:04:00 / 01:52:52:00
    Canister:
    58/97

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