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  • Short Summary

    American motor cars for sale.

  • Description

    Sale of American motor cars. Location of events unknown, but probably somewhere in the USA

    Pathe's note: Sale of American motor cars. Interior large building - garage. Dark. Pan left looking out over room with boxy looking military cars lined up in long rows; several men stand between a couple cars in FG; and a man stands on top of one; filming. Brief shot looking over heads of crowd at a platform; and raised podium with man speaking; a sign in front announces Lot Selling. More panning over the audience prospective buyers; some guys in FG sitting on some ledge right by camera.

    Pan left; sign above platform on wall Auction Sale. and continue pan around -- whole wall of windows above crowd. And along this wall a row of ambulances with Red Cross emblems. People walking in aisle looking. Ground level shot of old cars; pan rt; looking down aisle with men walking back & forth. Looks to be war surplus being sold after war.

    Technology; commerce; transportation. Automobiles.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:54:00 / 01:58:14:00
    ON 123 D

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