Haverhill To Cambridge In Two Minutes

c. 1959 , Haverhill (Suffolk)

Fast motion footage of a car journey from Haverhill to Cambridge to give the illusion of making the journey in only two minutes.

Fast motion/stop motion footage showing a car journey – from the point of view of the driver – from Haverhill to Cambridge via the country roads. In Cambridge, a shot of a sign for Addenbrooke's Hospital new site. The driver opens the bonnet of his car and smoke billows from the engine.

Keywords

Stop motion; Trick cinematography

Other Places

Haverhill, Suffolk; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Background Information

Addenbrooke's Hospital was founded in 1766 on Trumpington Street, Cambridge with £4,500 from the will of Dr John Addenbrooke, a fellow of St Catharine's College. In 1962 the first building was opened on a new site at the end of Hills Road on the southern edge of the city. Landscaping began on the new site in 1959 and the first operation on site took place in 1961. By 1962 all departments and wards were open at the new site.

Manifestations

Haverhill To Cambridge In Two Minutes

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    Duration
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    20/11/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    739952
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    Unknown
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    0:03:29
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    INV381027
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    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
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    Duration
    0:02:14
    Modification Date
    05/09/2012
    Parts
    Reference
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    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:02:14
    Modification Date
    05/09/2012
    Parts
    Reference
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  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV437919
    Canonical Identifier
    3
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
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    Colour System
    KodachromeII
    Colour Type
    colour
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:02:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    10/08/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    721889
    Sound
    silent

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