Death Of Ascari 1955

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    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.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    79619
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2682.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:27:00 / 01:59:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 2741 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2741 B
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  • 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

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