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  • Short Summary

    A new modern arterial road near Bristol is featured.

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    Subtitle of this story is: "A Bristol - Avonmouth study." Introductory intertitle reads: "One of the most striking (but almost unnoticed) revolutions in Britain since the war has been the growth of new wonder-roads - " (shot missing?)

    "This great low-level road is one of the new traffic arteries which will make our country fit for modern wheels to turn in." L/S of a very wide road with a few cars and a lorry driving away from the camera. This is followed by a shot of a river with a small tugboat pulling along two barges.

    "Hewn through rocky cliffs and in face of many problems few roads combine the charm of river and winding gorge as this Bristol and Avonmouth one does - " High angle of picturesque village scene - river in the foreground country home in the background. M/S of ship moving along the river. High angle shot of a road which bridge spanning it. High angle - another view of the road.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 646.

    Note: some of the shots and intertitles may be out of order in this film - perhaps some material has been cut for use in another story?

    Safety print exists.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:39:00 / 01:26:17:00
    EP 272

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