• Short Summary

    Car smashing demonstration of the use of safety belts.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hamburg. Crash And Stay Alive".

    Hamburg, Germany.

    SV Girl tightening safety belt in car. SV Pan, as she drives away. LV Pan, a car coming towards camera at speed hits a parked car, swinging it round. LV Another car coming towards camera at speed, smashes into the back of a stationary car and pushing that into another stationary car. SV as the two cars hit the third car a sheet of flame pours out from the cars as they roll along in slow motion. LV Firemen putting out flame. (2 shots). CU Man watching.

    SV Driver doing up safety belts. GV From inside the car as it heads at speed towards the stationary car, it hits it. SV As the crashed car spins round in slow motion.

    GV Slow motion shot as Gillese Delamare drives a car at a ramp, the car goes up the ramp turns over landing on its side, somersaults onto the roof and then rolls completely over again with parts of the bodywork and wheels flying off, it lands upright. SV Mechanics forcing the car door open and Delamare gets out unhurt. CU Delamare standing by the car surrounded by people.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:14:00 / 01:15:15:00

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