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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    c 1935

    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 5. Cooling system is explained. Thermometer. Theory of Thermo-syphon explained by an animation. Flow of air through the radiator. Pump system. Water poured into the radiator. Shot of the radiator dissolves to show interior. Diagram of the tank. Modern honeycomb radiator illustrated. Fan. Automatic control of the cooling- thermostat is explained via a diagram. Coiled metal spring type of thermostat illustrated.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2893.06
    Media URN:
    83677
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1935
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:32:00 / 01:45:16:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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