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  • Short Summary

    Small car being demonstrated to people.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Woman leaving house holding parcels, small car on driveway. Woman lifts bonnet to show luggage space, places parcels in. Several men showing the engine. Two women lift the roof off. The women get into car and drive along road.

    Old record reads - new American 4-cylinder car. If this is correct, the demonstration probably takes place in United States of America (USA).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2181.07
    Media URN:
    74292
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:18:00 / 01:18:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 1342 E

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The vehicle seen here is the Bobbi-Kar, made by the Bobbi Motor Car Corp. of San Diego.

    More information on this rare vehicle can be found here....

    http://hansonmechanical.wordpres
    s.com/2012/06/06/the-road-to-hell-i
    s-paved-with-good-intentions-bobbi-kar/

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  2. jamied says

    Reducing this clip's current date range, I've just noticed that the numberplate on the vehicle includes the number "1946", which I'm sure will reflect the year the footage was filmed.

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