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    Le Mans, France.

    Various shots around the old town of Le Mans. GV. Deserted pits and track at Le Mans racetrack before the crowds arrival for the Le Mans cars race. Various shots of the street scenes around Le Mans. Various shots of activity at the circuit, people arriving and getting into position. GV. The drivers race across the road, they jump into their cars for the start of the race. The race roars on and two cars catch fire. The fire engine gets there quickly and checks the flames. Cars racing at night. The next day, daytime racing, the winners are racing drivers Jean Guichet of France and Nino Vaccarella of Italy in a Ferrari. Various shots of the winning car and the drivers. Various shots of the people walking away, all that's left is litter.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 22/06/1964.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    79695
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2687.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 3905 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 3905 B
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