STK-ID 109

Economizing rubber: sequence on man working on rear wheel of a car which he has just removed, pulling out ruined inner tube, adding valve to tire and transforming it into a tubeless tire. Shots of a man fitting the tire onto the rim, inflating it and replacing the wheel. After checking the pressure the man, who is dressed as a mechanic, sticks a pick into the tire to demonstrate the self-sealing attributes of the new type of rubber. Final FOLLOW SHOT of the owner of the car (Alexis Nihon) getting in and driving off.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes nº 22
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Born Digital, ProRes
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 2048x1556, 1920 x 1080