A Motoring "Duel" 1933

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    Full title reads: "Isle of Man. A Motoring 'Duel'. Hon. Brian Lewis ... driving an Alfa Romeo (Italy) takes colossal risks to beat Rose-Richards and his Bugatti (France)."

    Isle of Man.

    Racing cars speed away from start.

    Shots of cars speeding along course on sea front.

    Various shots of cars out on the road race circuit - lots of squealing of brakes.

    Car speeds over the winning line.

    Top View and CU of drivers of car No. 6. Presumably Hon. Brian Lewis. (Shot poorly framed - may benefit from Re-transfer).

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    01:50:41:00 / 01:51:47:00
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    Isle of Man - T.T Races
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  • The “Mannin Moar” race on the Isle of Man on 14th July 1933. Only 9 cars started.

    First was No.6 Brian Lewis in an Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza.
    Second was No.9 Tim Rose-Richards in a Bugatti T51.
    Third was No.11 George Eyston in an Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza.

    The Hon. Brian Lewis (later Lord Essendon) is shown, glass in hand.
    This was the first of Lewis’s four Mannin Moar wins.

    roycousins 23rd Dec 2012

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