THE THINGS THAT WOW US - THE MONTH OF AMAZING INVENTIONS ON BRITISH PATHÉ (AUGUST 2015): Newsreel of the Week: Bath on Wheels (1960)
Engineering students invent a motorised bath tub and drive it around the streets. It makes a very odd sight, but it's a terrific invention!
For more eccentric British inventions, click here for the next film in the playlist: https://youtu.be/293YOel1mYY?list=PL3kG3TM8jFKjj3gnZqYKPjLTER_R1DvmM
(Film ID 101.22)
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