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    Item title reads - 500 miles race at Brooklands.

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    M/S of the cars getting some fine tuning before the race. Various shots as the competitors set off, the lighter cars go first. M/S's of crowds watching. L/S of the cars racing. Various shots as they speed around the track. M/S as one has its tyre changed. M/S as Freddie Dixon and his co-driver Martin pass the finish line and the chequered flag is waved, M/S as they come to a stop. M/S as Freddie makes a speech thanking people.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13096
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    889.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:52:00 / 01:58:07:00
    Canister:
    36/76
    Sort Number:
    36/076
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    The BRDC 500-Mile Race, September 1936.

    The larger cars at the start are No.22 Pacey-Hassan Bentley Special (Pacey/Baker-Carr), No.21 Lagonda 4½-litre (Lewis/Howe) and No.20 single-seater Duesenburg (Duller/Gwenda Stewart).

    The winning Riley was driven by Freddie Dixon & Charlie Martin.

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