• Short Summary

    Footage of tiny car being driven through the streets of London.

  • Description

    L/S's of Mr JW Shillan driving through the streets of London in the 'Beelzebub' car (basically it's tiny !). The commentator says that the car does ninety miles to the gallon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1009.12
    Media URN:
    14311
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:25:00 / 01:15:49:00
    Canister:
    39/39

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Mr J W Shillan" is Jack Shillan.

    For some reason the commentator calls the vehicle the "Beelzebub car", (a dubious fact then repeated in the text). The vehicle is actually called the Rytecraft Special.

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