The Scarab mechanical horse

United Kingdom, 1956

Film
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Demonstrates the special advances in modern industry and communication of the Scarab Mechanical Horse, a three-wheeled traction united designed to tow a variety of trailers. Shows the ingenious automatic coupling mechanism which joins traction unit and trailer, and how swift interchangeability can be completed by only one man. Gives examples of it use in road services, railway yards, municipal cleansing and other functions.

Credits

producer

Gordon O'Connell

production company

Gate Film Production

Language

English

Duration

00:22:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28212

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mechanization

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tools

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tools

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tools

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mechanics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power (Mechanics)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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