• Short Summary

    An item showing cars racing in the Light Car Derby, it is won by Major Seagrave.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Light Car Derby. Over 40 cars compete in thrilling 200 miles race - Major Seagrave [sic], on Talbot Darracq, averaging 88 m.p.h., winner. Brooklands.

    The cars all line up and set off at the beginning of the race. L/S as they race up the track. Various shots of the race round the circuit. M/S of one man and his co-driver in their car, this could be Major Segrave, the winner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    246.16
    Media URN:
    22568
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1921
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:17:00 / 01:17:07:00
    Canister:
    G 819

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The event took place on 22 October 1921.

    The race was called the JCC 200 (JCC standing for "Junior Car Club").

    Despite the title card, "Major Seagrave" should read Segrave (Major Henry Segrave).

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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