• Short Summary

    New transport for the Army, including a gas turbine heavy vehicle, is revealed.

  • Description

    Chertsey, Surrey.

    SV pan, army lorry going across rough ground, pan to back view. GV lorry going across rough ground, pan to back view, with special guests in foreground. SV towards, lorry going across rough ground, showing special springing on wheels. SV guests watching. SV pan, very fast scout car going over rough ground. SV towards and pan, type of Land Rover going over ripple surface. SCU guests watching. SV towards and pan, motorcyclist going over ripple surface. SV towards, new gas turbine (armoured vehicle, resembles a tank without gun), pan to back view. Travel shot, back view, new gas turbine vehicle. SV pan towards showing tracks, pan to back view. SV towards, type of Land Rover going through 'wading test'. SV crowd watching. SCU pan to back view, going through water.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene J.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    194.37
    Media URN:
    30028
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:55:00 / 01:56:10:00
    Canister:
    54/77

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "type of Land Rover going over ripple surface" - it's actually an Austin Champ.

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