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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hill climbing trail at Bo'ness".

    Motor car road racing in Scotland.

    M/S of competitors tinkering with motor cars at bottom of hill. Various shots of open topped sports cars racing around country lanes. There a lots of twists and steep slopes. It's the Bo'ness Annual Speed Climb. M/S of group of spectators leaning over barrier at roadside. More shots of race. According to narrator "we don't know who won because the handicapping is very complicated".

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1936
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    12993
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    883.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:56:00 / 01:31:46:00
    Canister:
    36/43
    Sort Number:
    36/043
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Cumbria
  • Stills

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

Comments (4)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst the cars seen here is a 1933 Singer Le Mans 2-seater Tourer.

  2. buzzy_bee says

    This is not Bowness, in the Lake District, it's Bo'ness, in Central Scotland.

  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks to both of you! Description and tags have been updated.

  4. roycousins says

    The car at 00:31 is an Aston Martin.

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