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  • Short Summary

    Long film showing all the ins and outs of how a car works.

  • Description

    The negative of "The Romance of the Motorcar" is titled "The Motorcar and its Mechanism." This record details differences between the pos and neg reels for what is essentially the same film. Check against other records.

    Reel 6. Lubrication of the engine is described. Oil is poured into the engine. Sump, Oil Pump and Gauze indicated on a diagram. Journey of oil is indicated. Diagram showing action of a rotary pump. Splashing action of oil is described (no animation). Dry Sump Lubrication illustrated with a diagram. Dip stick is illustrated with C/Us. Sump shown to camera. Pump is placed on top of sump. C/U of moving cogs of pump. Journey of oil described. Mechanic stands by upturned crankshaft and moves pistons. The bore holes are shown to camera. Mechanic then places bearings into place. C/Us showing holes in bearings for oil.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2893.07
    Media URN:
    83678
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1935
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:35:00 / 01:51:08:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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