CAR JOURNEY, a

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • ELDER, John C

Series:

  • Junior activity films

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: CAR JOURNEY, a

Reference number: 1264

Date: 1948c

Sponsor: GB Instructional Ltd.

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 9.30 mins

Description: A boy and his uncle are given a lift home. The film shows how roadbuilders overcome obstacles with bridges, level crossings, ferries etc.

Credits: p. John C. Elder

Shotlist: [Please note shotlisted from VHS copy, timings converted from 25fps to 18fps]

Credits (0.09); On the last day of out Tramping and Camping holiday Uncle and I stopped at a Cafe for lunch Boy and his uncle meet a friend in the cafe; ints. c/u boy tucks into mince and tatties; (1.45) Our friend offered to give us a lift home in his car exts. man and boy put their backpacks into the car; ints man uses shift, needle gauges in dashboard (2.27) General views of countryside and sheep grazing on verges from moving car (Kilninver and Leraigs district). Shots as the car passes through a town and over a steel bridge (4.13); Car waiting at level crossing at Balloch as a steam locomotive (LMS 185) passes (5.04); Car crosses the River Clyde on the Erskine ferry, alongside other cars, cyclists and pedestrians (6.25); Car pulls to side on country road with a puncture. The two men and the boy change the tyre (7.34); AA patrolman pulls up alongside and helps the motorists to raise their car and change the tyre; boy's uncle secures the flat tyre into the boot by tightening the screws (10.11); More shots as car passes through unidentified town (10.38); Car stops and the passengers buy ice-cream from an ices tricycle. ints. changing gear (11.05) Car continues; tracking shots of other traffic including horses and carts, and children passing through Milngavie; finally arriving at the boy's house (12.34) ecs (13.12)