• Short Summary

    A castor oil powered car is put through its paces in America.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Unusual Automobiles". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Intertitle reads: "Test Car Has Motor In Each Wheel".

    United States of America (USA).

    Inventor Charles H. Vlackos, driving pertrolless car backwards and forwards - car runs on castor oil. Inventor inspecting tank filled with castor oil. Close up shot of pipes with hand showing direction in which oil runs. Close up shot of engine on other wheel. Hand pointing to engine. Inventor driving car backwards and then forwards. Towards and pan, inventor driving car along road.

    Possibly connected with 48/101 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 41/42.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.42
    Media URN:
    59805
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:58:00 / 01:47:33:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 041 K

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