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    No title - Anglo-American drag racing. Santa Pod raceway, Wollastow.

    C/U's and M/S's as the motorcycles set off in race. C/U 'Manx dragster' written on side of motorcycle. C/U man in helmet. C/U of his feet, M/S as he drives away. C/U man leaning across big bike with huge tyres. M/S as it sets off. Low angle shot of a dragster car (Dave McCaig-Twin Buick). C/U engine. C/U driving seat showing the name on side - McCaig. M/S and C/U of the steering wheel. M/S low angle shot of another dragster which is called 'The Ultrasonic'. C/U of its wheel. Pan along body of the car. C/U mechanic working on the engine. C/U rear wheel showing thickness of tyre. C/U driver in car. Pan as the Ultrasonic roars past camera. M/S pan as the car roars towards camera with parachute at the back flying in the wind. M/S pan as the Buick goes by with its parachute at the back.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56284
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2033.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:46:00 / 01:43:58:00
    Canister:
    67/51
    Sort Number:
    67/051
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    drag racing Temporary Workspaces: 22.12.2010 16:44 Santa Pod King of Speed
  • Stills

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

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