• Short Summary

    Footage of traction-engine race at Appleford, Berkshire.

  • Description

    Traction-engine race in Appleford, Berkshire.

    L/S Steam rollers being prepared for race. C/U Man oiling steam roller. C/U Name of steam roller "Kim". C/U Name of steam roller "Pandora". C/U Name of steam roller "Eileen". L/S Steam roller. C/U Funnel belching smoke. C/U Cabin of steam roller, two men checking controls. L/S Steam rollers moving off in single file, man with red flag at head. C/U Wheel of steam roller passing camera.

    L/S Steam roller passing camera (one with the fancy roof). L/S Another steam roller passing camera. C/U Notice "Warning: Persons watching this race do so at their own risk". M/S Persons watching race. L/S Start of race. L/S Reverse angle, race in progress. L/S Race in progress. M/S Crowd watching. L/S The winner comes pelting past camera at a speedy 20 knots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1307.27
    Media URN:
    43334
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:33:00 / 01:46:57:00
    Canister:
    NP 411

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