Feature Drama | 1910 | Silent | B/W
Doctor Brian Pellie and the Secret Despatch
Based on the real "Tottenham Outrage" of 1911 in which a group of Russian anarchists hijacked a tram and were pursued by the police on another tram ( ! ) before escaping to their hideout.
(Two tram cars in the film are nos 1 and 7 of the South Metropolitan Electric tramway and lighting Ltd ( Croydon to Sutton Route ) Cars are of the "J" type two of 16 delivered in 1906 when the system opened. Probably Plough Lane near Mitcham common ( ! )
Dr Pellie pursues baddies on the trams and ends with a fight on the rooftops.
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