Films

As part of the ongoing expansion of the Online Archive, our next additions come in the form of digitised films which include the Austin Motor Company. See examples of our work below, and if you have a film you could contribute please get in touch.


“All that is England” 

A 20 minute tour round the country by many Austin models from the Seven to the Ascot. A Cinema promotional film.

“Austin Engines and Gearboxes”

Shows the testing and machining of engine and gearboxes. Mainly Austin ten components. Shot in 1936.

“Cornwall Calling”

Features a boat leaving Rye. Fitted with an Austin seven Triton marine engine however the soundtrack is poor quality.

“Signing off”

Shows around Longbridge works featuring workers arriving and leaving. Also shows staff in many departments and the factory entrance.

“When the Solder Sets”

Shows all aspects of Austin radiator manufacture.

“World on Wheels

Colour film produced by Leyland cars, promotional film.