"Leaping Lena" automobile demonstrated operating over rough terrain in San Diego, California.
San Diego California USA Date:1934, October 8 Duration:46 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Inventor of strange-looking automobile ("Leaping Lena") claims it will prevent injury to passengers, even in severe collisions. Driver of the car gets in and looks through narrow window of the car door, while holding a cigarette in his hand. Next, the vehicle is seen driving rapidly over desert terrain. It makes a tight skidding left turn, raising dust. As it races toward the camera. Its small narrow windows and rounded metal roof are quite noticeable. It then starts driving across sections of terrain with ridges and furrows, causing the car to leap and bounce. At one point it tips up so high on its front wheels that the driver's door pops open, causing him to stop and get out to examine things.
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