• Short Summary

    A man rides his replica Ford Quadricycle in Australia, and a sea tractor is demonstrated in Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Engines in headlines.

    Australia. M/S of driver consulting map, he is standing beside his replica Ford Quadricycle. C/U as he bends down to the engine. Various shots as he inspects it. M/S as the driver pushes the Quadricycle to start it. C/U as cow turns to watch. Various shots of the cycle speeding along. M/S as it comes down hill towards camera. C/U's engine working. M/S cycle speeding along.

    Intertitle - 'Kent'. L/S of the sea tractor coming towards the camera, it is a normal tractor which has been specially converted to drive in water. M/S as it goes into the sea at Birchington, it will soon make a cross Channel attempt. M/S of the driver as the tractor moves out to sea, pan to the very large wheels driving it. Various shots of the tractor in the sea. L/S of the tractor wheels turning quickly producing a lot of foam. L/S press photographers. M/S as the tractor comes out of the sea and up the beach towards camera.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:57:00 / 01:39:27:00

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