Veterans of the road

United Kingdom, 1952

Film
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Tells the lighthearted story of a Veteran Car Club Rally of vintage cars, held at Abingdon, in Berkshire. Of quaint appearance (none of a later vintage than 1916) and still lively performance, they are seen being submitted to tests of speed, braking and steering, to the delight of many onlookers.

Credits

production company

Esso Petroleum

Veteran Car Club of Great Britain

Duration

00:13:35:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1952

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011485

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Social life and customs

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Antique and classic cars

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Conservation and restoration

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Performance

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Automobiles - Social aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Automobile rallies

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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