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  • Short Summary

    Rover cars tested at crash testing grounds in Hinckley.

  • Description

    Hinckley, Leicestershire.

    Various shots from inside a Rover 2000 heading for a brick wall, camera stop just before impact. MS. From the side showing the Rover. Various shots of work being carried our by engineers on the Rover before the crash. Wires for the remote control and the crash recorders being connected up. Cameras, cine and still, are fixed to record the crash. Dummies and equipment are positioned inside the car for the tests. MS. Rover car heading for and hitting brick wall at 30 m.p.h. Various shots showing the engineers inspecting the damage to the entire car. Interior of the car shows the safety belts mainly intact and the dummies are in one piece. GV. Outside Motor Industry Research Association.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/09/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3236.13
    Media URN:
    90402
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:07:00 / 01:31:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 4403 C

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