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  • Description

    Title reads: "Car Thrills 200,000".

    Indianapolis, United States of America (USA).

    Elevated pan 33 cars away at start of race. Various shots of Indianapolis 500 race. Driver Eddie Sachs' car skids off the track but he manages to get back in race. Len Sutton's car skids and hits a barrier, he gets away unhurt. Mike Magill's car overturns and slides along upside down for 1,000 ft. Firemen rush across to car and spray foam over it to put out the fire. Elevated shot leading car driven by Roger Ward nearing the finish. Ward is flagged in the winner. Panning shot Ward's car rolling into the winner's enclosure and crowds gathering around it. L/S pressmen. M/S Roger Ward being congratulated.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51027
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1585.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:16:00 / 01:01:40:00
    Canister:
    59/45
    Sort Number:
    59/045
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Indianapolis 500
  • Stills

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

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