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    Old cars auction, London to Brighton old cars race & oil well in back garden.

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    London, Brighton & Birmingham.

    GV. Vintage car auction in progress at Earls Court, London. SV. Auctioneer. LV. Crowd at auction. SV. Lord Montagu. SV. A 1900 Millot, car No 63. CU. Pan, controls on the Millot. SV. The chain drive, & CU. SV. Another vintage car. CU. Another old car. CU. Dashboard of vintage car. SV. Car No 73, a 1914 Vauxhall. CU. The bonnet. LV. A 1910 Rolls which sold for £ 9,500. CU. The Rolls headlights. CU. The Rolls insignia SV. The auctioneer as bidding rises for the Rolls. GV. Crowd. SV. Auctioneer brings the hammer down.

    GV. Vintage cars leaving Hyde Park on the annual London to Brighton run. CU. Driver. SV. Car goes past. GV. Crowd lining road on route, going quite slowly. LV. Pan, old car goes past. SV. Pan, car No 118 goes past. SV. People waving from old car. Top shot, car goes past camera. SV. Pan, another old car coming along. SV. Pan, car No 85 goes past. SV. Tracking shot with car No 67 going past broken down car. CU. Driver and young boy in car. LV. Car No 249, passing a slower car. SV. Pan, car No 8 going past. SV. Car No 21. LV. Crowd waving from side of road. LV. Car No 3 coming along road, & CU. SV. Pan, car broken down at roadside. SV. Pan, another car on side of road. LV. Car No 1 coming along. SV. Pan, another car in the race. GV. Tracking shot, cows grazing in field. SV. Pan, car No 85 comes past. LV. The winner, car No 99 - 1902 Mercedes.

    CU. Mr David Clewes digging in his garden oil well in Birmingham, West Midlands. SV. Wife and children watching as he lifts a glass full of crude oil from the hole. CU. As he tips oil back in hole. SV. As he walks out to front of house to his car. SV. He lifts bonnet of car. SV. As he starts to pour some oil into car, & CU.

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    British Pathé
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    01:04:23:00 / 01:06:48:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The car seen at 00:55 (Reg. No. CR 915), is a 1902 De Dion Bouton Double-Phaeton.

    At 00:58, car number 118, (Reg. No. AP 107), is a 1903 Clement-Talbot.

    At 01:10 car number 85, (Reg. No. DS 20), is a 1901 Albion Station Cart.

    At 01:15 car 167, (Reg. No. BJM 797), is a 1903 Speedwell.

    At 01:22, the car with Reg. No. AF 3870 is a 1904 Star Two-seater.

    At 01:43 car number 1, (Reg. No. NYM 1), is an 1896 Lutzmann.

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