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  • Short Summary

    Pat Alley demonstrates his remote control garage door and device for mowing entire lawn.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Robot Lawn Mower.

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    MS car driving into drive of detached house in residential street. Without getting out of the car the driver (inventor Pat Alley) can open the garage doors by remote control. Drives in and closes it again.

    Pat sits in his garden and attaches his lawn mower to a centre post with a long bit of string and sets the mower in motion. It goes ahead and cuts the grass while he sits with his family and watches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3326.09
    Media URN:
    91702
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:41:00 / 01:39:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 4486 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "MS car driving into drive" - the car is a Ford Zodiac Mark III Estate.


    "attaches his lawn mower" - the mower is a Suffolk Colt.

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