• Short Summary

    With factory supplied components, six men show how to assemble sports car in five hours.

  • Description

    Waltham Cross, Essex (Greater London).

    Travel shot, the Falcon 515 sports car moving along road - three shots. Travel shot as the car goes past camera. SV. The body of the Falcon car with all the components laid out ready for assembly. SV. Pan from the body of the car to the engine and rear axle. CU. Engine. SV. Men lifting the body of the car while another man places jack under it. SCU. Man placing jack. SV. Two men picking up the rear axle and carrying it to the back of the car. SCU. Rear axle being put into position. SV. & SCU. Wheels being put on. SV. Four men lifting the engine with the aid of rope and a stout piece of wood. SV. Engine being lowered into the body of the car. SV. Stop motion as the engine is fitted in and other components put in, the bonnet is being fixed. CU. Front of the completed car as it reverses at high speed towards the car. Travel shot from the car as it moves at high speed along road, overtaking another car. CU. The driver. Travel shot from the car as it moves round a roundabout at high speed.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:05:00 / 01:53:33:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    Back in the day, a Falcon 515 would have cost you £845 in component form, or £1059 factory-assembled.

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