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Summary: Short animated film on lorry driving techniques, probably made for the British Army during the First World War.
Description: The film uses wire-controlled cutout shapes, white on a black background, to demonstrate in plan view a column of three lorries driving too close together down a road and colliding in a shunting accident when the lead one halts. Further demonstrations of a lorry correctly passing a horse and cart, and of a lorry reversing round a corner.
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 247 ft; Running time: 5 mins
Notes: Title: this is taken from the shotsheet.
Summary: possibly connected with the Army Service Corps Driving School at Hounslow, see IWM 242.
Technical: as copied onto its current acetate print, and recorded in the shotsheet, this film is upside down and back-to-front