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    Cars tried and tested by new methods at Nuffield Research Centre, Oxford.

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    Cowley, Oxfordshire.

    MS. Car being tested by being bumped up and down on moving rollers. CU. Wheel bumping up and down, pan to men riding in back seat. CU. Machine testing durability of type. CU. Tyre in contact with testing roller. MS. Car in refrigerator. Two men enter and scoop ice off windscreen. MS. Car being driven out of refrigerator. MS. Different parts of car on overhead crane. CU. Spring testing machinery. SCU. Car being bumped up and down on moving rollers. CU. Men sitting in car while the test is on. GV. Factory with cars on assembly line. SCU. Car, frosted up, being driven out of refrigerator. MS. New cars on assembly line. SCU. Completed car driven off assembly line. MS. Parts of cars on overhead cranes. MS. Frozen car being driven out of refrigerator. MS. Frozen car being driven out onto rails. SCU. Frozen car out on road. Man in flying suit gets out and starts checking car. CU. Man opening up bonnet of frozen car. CU. Engine. MS. Car being tested on bumping rollers. MS. Man operating roller bumping gadget, pan to driver of car rocking to and fro. CU. Man operating bumping rollers. CU. Dial recording the performance of the car. SCU. Lord William Nuffield looking into bonnet of car. CU. & SCU. Lord Nuffield looking into bonnet. MS. New Morris car - two shots. MS. Morris cars being driven away - different models. Number plate falls off at once. MS. Car with number plate replaced driven away. MS. Morris cars driving along road - three shots. CU. Pan over new type of Morris car. CU. New Morris Minor car pulling away from kerb. CU. Parts of cars moving along on crane. MS. Car on assembly line. CU. Pan, men working on cars.

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    Information found in the old record - Cuts 48/87.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:02:00 / 01:16:30:00
    UN 2035 C

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