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  • Short Summary

    French inventor, Mercier, test drives his latest creation - a car that can not crash.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Acrobatic Auto! Mr. Mercier ... the inventor ... demonstrates his 'can't crash' car".

    Mauberge, France.

    M/S of Monsieur Mercier sitting in his car; looks like beach buggy, main body of car is protected by circular frame. L/S of Mercier driving car at reckless speed across dusty square in front of large building. The car skids and rolls over - Mercier is protected by circular frame. A small crowd watches as the car rolls back onto its wheels and drives off. M/S of the car skidding and rolling.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    640.24
    Media URN:
    26304
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:02:00 / 01:43:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1335

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