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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Continued. Reel 9. The steering gear is described. Shot of the man turning steering wheel of the car stripped of its bodywork. (Only man's hands seen.) C/U of bottom of the steering gear. C/U of the interior of the column. C/U of the mechanism moving. Body of the car is turned on its side to show the location of the steering mechanism. The wheels are turned to show the mechanism in motion. C/U of wheel moving and pan down the track rod. Brake systems are described - mechanical and hydraulic. Pascal's Law from Ganot's Natural Philosophy is quoted. Hydraulic braking is demonstrated by an animated diagram. Cylinder brakes demonstrated by animated diagram. Drawing of the master cylinder mounted on the side of the chassis and drawing to show where it is located on the car. C/U of a turning wheel. Dissolves to show mechanics of the wheel. C/U of foot depressing brake pedal. C/U of the brake shoes moving. C/U of hand brake lever being pulled. Various shots of brake pads moving.

    c 1935

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2907.03
    Media URN:
    84076
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1935
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:40:00 / 01:28:00:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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