• Short Summary

    A VW Beetle has broken the record for driving around Australia.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Full title reads: "8,104 - Mile Trip: Round Australia Car Record Broken". Australian Voiceovered Newsreel material.

    Sydney, Australia.

    LS Volkswagen Beetle car in street, Sydney, after completing trip round Australia. Various shots car drivers with laurels round neck. CU Covering lifts to show rear mounted engine of VW. CU Boot open with two spare wheels inside. LS Volkswagen arriving at Sydney Hotel to be exhibited Various shots Volkswagen drives up ramp into hotel. MS Volkswagen taking up its position in hotel.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 03/11/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3072.01
    Media URN:
    87148
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:00:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 3677 A

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