• Description

    Full title reads: "Kensington. This Car Is History".

    Kensington, London. Rover's Gas Turbine 'Jet' Car is shown at the Science Museum.

    TS Rover gas turbine car travelling towards the camera. GV Kensington Science Museum. SV Name above the entrance. LV Car standing outside the museum and driver handing the keys to Rover official. SV Official hands the keys to Doctor Morrison Scott, official of the museum and they shake hands. CU Front of the car with number plate 'Jet 1'. SV Looking at the control panel. CU Control panel with numerous dials. SV Car being pushed into the museum. LV Interior shot of the car being pushed into position inside the museum.

    TS Group of men looking into the gas turbine engine of the car as it is being prepared for its record run at Ostend, Belgium. CU GAS turbine engine. GV Car at the starting line, it gets away and the camera pans with it into back view. TS Car coming towards the camera. TS Car travelling alongside and the driver puts his foot down and the car shoots away. GV Elevated shot of the car travelling towards and under. GV Panning shot of the car travelling at speed.


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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:00:00 / 01:42:13:00
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  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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