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  • Short Summary

    Mr. Birtles with his car, as he sets off on his drive to Australia.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " To Australia By Car! Mr. F. Birtles - an Australian - leaves Olympia on his 16,000 mile drive home to Melbourne."

    London

    C/U of Mr. Francis Birtles, seated in his car surrounded by a waving crowd. Shot of a lady in a hat and fur coat, smiling next to him. A road sign above them reads, To "Melbourne - 16.000 miles ".

    Note: Another long distance record attempt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.30
    Media URN:
    33445
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:24:00 / 01:44:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1444

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