• Short Summary

    Boys from an Essex school rebuild an old car as part of their science lesson.

  • Description

    School car - boys rebuild an old car from scrap parts as part of science lesson.

    Southchurch Hall school, Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

    M/S workshop with boys working on car parts, two boys bring in old engine unit. Various shots of boys working on engine and valve gear. M/S of their Master Mr Taylor supervising them. M/S as he shows a boy how to use callipers. M/S as they assemble the car on the playground. C/U boy using spanner, another works on chassis under car. M/S Master K. D. Brooks supervising them. M/S as they start to put wheel on C/U as they fix it. C/U screwing in plugs. C/U Allen Rose putting caps on plugs. M/S as they jack up wheels. M/S as Brooks gets in the driving seat and starts motor. Camera pans down to wheel spinning. M/S three boys watching, one boy gets in and others wheel the car backwards onto playing field. Various shots as checks are made on the car. Another boy gets in and they push the car until it starts and drives away. C/U boys driving around field. M/S field from car.

    Cataloguer's note: Boys working on the car include Peter Pemberton and Roger Digby.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:16:00 / 01:53:41:00
    NP 427

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