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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 2. Model used to show the turning movement of the crankshaft and pistons. Cross section showing movement of the piston. Chart with numbers shows the sequence of movement of the pistons. Connecting rod is attached to the crankshaft. Dissolve shows all pistons connected to shaft. Gudgeon pins. C/U of the pistons. Piston revolves. Piston rings are indicated. C/Us of piston ring. Crankshaft rotates. Horse power described. C/U of bores being measured. Model showing movement of the pistons. Valve movements described. C/U of various parts of the valve. Tappets and guides are shown. C/U of them moving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2893.03
    Media URN:
    83674
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1935
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:30:00 / 01:20:06:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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