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  • Short Summary

    Henry Ford buys a horse-drawn tram to add to his collection of memorabilia.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "HENRY FORD GETS SECOND HAND CAR - New York. - Predecessor of modern trolley will join auto magnate's collection."

    New York, United States of America.

    M/S of a horse-drawn tram coming out of a shed; a sign on the side says '1868'. It comes to a halt and Henry Ford poses with the driver, who hands over the horse's reigns somewhat reluctantly. M/S of Henry Ford in the cab with the driver and another gentleman.

    Intertitle reads: "Back to the days of the Civil War."
    M/S of Ford holding the reins and posing in the cab with the driver. M/S of the horse being led along the tram track as Henry Ford 'drives' the tram.

    Note: the intertitles seem to have been added at a later date.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    726.31
    Media URN:
    34807
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:25:00 / 01:47:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1504

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