• Short Summary

    Sky Express, a monorail train is tested in Germany.

  • Description

    Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    SCU. A model of the monorail made of perspex so that interior can be seen, the perspex model coach is slid along the rail to show the joining of it to another coach. LV. Man pushing the two coaches along rail in the other direction. CU. Perspex model coach showing seats inside. CU. Two rubber wheels running on the rail to show how the monorail operates.

    CU. Hand pushing leaver forward in the driving cabin of the real monorail train. CU. The driver. Travel shot, from the driving cabin as the monorail gathers speed. GV. Panning shot of the two coached monorail travelling at speed. SV. Pan, to crowds watching from the street below. GV. Monorail travelling by on the concrete rail. Travel shot from the driver's cabin. LV. Pan, the memorial passing over a road with cars running by underneath. AS. The monorail coming towards camera, lorry passes in foreground and the monorail passes directly overhead and goes away into distance. LV. Monorail coming towards the terminus. Travel shot, from the passenger seats as the monorail pulls into terminal. CU. Driver's hand pulling back lever to stop monorail. CU. The Swedish millionaire Dr Axel L. Wenner-Green who invented the monorail at the terminal after the run. LV. People descending the terminal steps after the run.

    (Lav.) (Orig.J.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:14:00 / 01:16:14:00

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