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  • Short Summary

    Mercedes Benz factory, new Renault R8 and cars on show at Paris Motor Show.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    1962 Paris Auto Show, France.

    VS Mercedes Benz motor coaches and lorries on road near the factory. VS interior of the Mercedes factory, a car is driven over an inspection pit for final check.

    VS the new Renault R8 in the gardens of Versailles. CU woman driver operating push button control in new Renault. CU brake and accelerator pedals. VS Renault R8 on the road.

    Point of view shot from inside car as it heads for a smash with another. Crippled car after impact. VS staged collisions between cars. MS as stunt driver gets out of car and takes a bow. Good shots of trick driver Jean Sunny in a Simca 1000, he rides on two wheels past a line of men.

    LS exhibition hall full cars for Paris Motor Show. VS cars in the exhibition, mainly the Panhard. VS cars, including the Simca and the Ford range.

    Date on dope sheet is 08/10/1962.

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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:
    01:11:13:00 / 01:13:45:00
    UN 3670 E

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