• Short Summary

    Old cars are collected by lorry and taken to scrapyard where they are crushed up. Holland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Old crocks last ride.

    Car wreck disposal scheme, Rotterdam, Holland.

    M/S's old car left at side of road, pan to show collection lorry moving along street. M/S's of the car being lifted. M/S people watching. M/S lorry moving past camera with the car on the back. High angle shot of the lorry moving through scrapyard. M/S giant grab lifting the car, camera zooms out. M/S grab operator in his cab. M/S as the car is dropped into the crusher. M/S's of the top of the car crusher coming down on car. M/S machinery of the crusher. M/S's of the car being crushed. C/U hydraulic ram squeezing the crushed car more. C/U of the remaining twisted metal being cut by guillotine. Parts of it fall onto chute. M/S guillotine and chute. Pan to show bits of twisted metal and pieces of tyre at bottom of chute. L/S mounds of scrap near the crusher.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:13:00 / 01:13:31:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "collection lorry" - it's a Henschel lorry.

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