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  • Short Summary

    A jeep famous for driving across the Sahara is demonstrated to War Office officials.

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    Hindhead, Surrey.

    Title: "Up Gradient of 1 - 2 1/2. M. Liocourt, driver of car that made famous desert dash across the Sahara, gives demonstration before War Office, Navy & Police officials".

    Panning shot follows a large armoured jeep as it drives across a field, it has six wheels and carries ten or so passengers. L/S of the jeep driving across rough terrain, it passes the camera; the passengers are a mixture of military officers and men in bowler hats. High angled L/S of the vehicle driving over hilly scrub land, in the background several spectators stand near their cars. Panning shot follows the car driving up a hill, there are no passengers aboard, several military officers walk beside it, as the car gets to the top of the slope the spectators crowd around it. M/S of the car, the three men in bowler hats sit in the back of the car, the officers stand beside it, the driver - M. Liocourt - stands on the running board.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:36:00 / 01:14:50:00
    G 1072

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