Famous Car Races Again 1955

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    Silverstone.

    GV. M.G. motor car in workshop. The engine unit is being lowered into the chassis. SCU. Engine unit being lowered into the chassis. Zip pan, SV. M.G. car with Ken Wharton in driving seat, and CU. SV. The car with Wharton in driving seat. It starts and goes out onto track. Pan with it as it races up the straight. CU. Man with stopwatch. He presses it. GV. Pan with M.G. as it races along track (two shots). CU. Man with stopwatch. He stops it. GV. Pan with M.G. as it finishes its run.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene C.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30814
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    529.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:01:04:00
    Canister:
    55/44
    Sort Number:
    55/044
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    Sport & Leisure Trade & Industry
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