Death Of Ascari 1955

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Monza, Italy. Material centred around the death of Italian motor racing driver Alberto Ascari.

    CU Alberto Ascari interviewed by Incom. Aerial view, Monza race track. Start of race. Race in progress. CU Ascari in car. Aerial view of race. Ascari winning. Ascari drinking after victory.

    Spacing.

    The damaged car at spot of crash. Flowers hide Ascari's blood. Technicians examining skid marks. Skid marks show where car overturned. VS of people examining smashed car.

    (Dupe.Neg. & F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from 31/05/1955.

    N.B. The Cataloguers believe that the camera operator seen in this item is the father of former Pathe employee Julian Del Guidice.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Cataloguer:
    Mark
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    79619
    Sort Number:
    UN 2741 B
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:27:00 / 01:59:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 2741 B
    Film ID:
    2682.19
    Issue Date:
    1955
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Newsreels
    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    ALFA Alberto Ascari Safety Motorsport
  • Stills

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • Alberto Ascari was killed on 26th May 1955 at Monza, while testing the Ferrari 750 Monza he was to have shared with Eugenio Castellotti in the Supercortemaggiore sports car race three days later.

    roycousins 23rd Dec 2012

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
The great politician and orator Winston Churchill left behind a sea of humourous quips and discerning quotes. We remember some of his finest epigrams and witty ripostes.
Churchill
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Italy Wins At Silverstone

Italy Wins At Silverstone

Motor racing at Silverstone - the RAC Grand Prix is won by Ascari.

Selected Originals - Italy Wins At Silverstone

Selected Originals - Italy Wins At Silverstone

Material relating to newsreel story "Italy Wins At Silverstone" - 52/60.

News In Flashes - Germany - Ascari Wins Grand Prix Of Germany For Third Time

News In Flashes - Germany - Ascari Wins Grand Prix Of Germany For Third Time

Alberto Ascari, driving a Ferrari wins the German Grand Prix for the Third time.

Selected Originals - News In Flashes - Germany - Ascari Wins Grand Prix Of Germany For Third Time

Selected Originals - News In Flashes - Germany - Ascari Wins Grand Prix Of Germany For Third Time

Material relating to newsreel story "News In Flashes - Germany - Ascari wins Grand Prix ..." - 52/66.

News In Flashes

News In Flashes

British Oil Mission to Persia - Windsors on holiday - Grand Prix in Germany won by Ascari.

Italian Racing Motorists

Italian Racing Motorists

Italian racing drivers, Ascari, Villoresi, Farina and Bonnetto leave for Buenos Aires.

August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
As the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings approach, Pathe looks at 10 facts about the largest seaborne invasion in history.
dday
On 6 June 1944, the invasion of Normandy began. British Pathé newsreels documented every stage of the liberation of Europe. This is the definitive collection.
D-DAY_GREATEST_COMBINED_OPERATION_IN_WORLDS_HISTORY_1360_03_3451.jpg
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
As two weeks of football mania get underway, we take a look at some fun facts from the 1966 World Cup.
world cup