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#1 mab01uk

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 08:45 AM

"An amateur film made by members of the Cleveland Cine Club and shot at high speed showing a phantom car journey through the streets of Middlesbrough and roads of Teesside. Across the Newport Bridge and into Haverton Hill and Port Clarence towards ICI where the protagonist in the film is nearly late for work."

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#2 Readers14

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 11:35 AM

Haha! I've driven around those streets many times.

Not much has changed either!



#3 Bat

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 04:59 PM

Hi,

If only there was so little traffic on the roads today we could all get to work on time!

Great film!

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#4 Chris.Williams

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 07:12 PM

The same trip today would take how many hours????????
Love the overtaking, brilliant!

#5 Cooperman

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 10:42 PM

That is how I used to get to work in 1966, but my car was a 998 Cooper. I worked at ICI in Welwyn Garden City (Plastics Division).

Hitchin to WGC with no holdups or tailbacks!



#6 unburntfuelinthemorning

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 07:17 AM

What a pleasure to drive it must have been then.  Light traffic, few parked cars, other vehicles were nice to look at and very little road furniture cluttering the place.


Edited by unburntfuelinthemorning, 13 July 2018 - 07:18 AM.





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