• Short Summary

    The Sykes family combat petrol rationing - they ride around Sale in a pedal-powered car.

  • Description

    Part of issue ON YOUR TOES.

    Sale, Cheshire (now part of Greater Manchester).

    Various shots of the Sykes family riding around town in four person pedal car. Mr. Sykes made the car from bicycle scrap and ply wood. We see Mr. Sykes take his wife to the shops in the car, the two children sit in the back. Mr. Sykes built the pedal car when petrol rationing stopped him using his usual car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.12
    Media URN:
    50153
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:27:00 / 01:21:19:00
    Canister:
    NSP 372

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