Most Coveted Of Motor Records 1924

Star Item

Description

Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey.

Title: "MOST COVETED of all MOTOR RECORDS. J. G. P. Thomas, after trying for 2 years, breaks World's hour record, covering 109 miles 160 yards and attaining at times 130 miles per hour".

M/S of two racing cars driving slowly through a crowd. M/S of a...

more

Data

Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
24719
Sort Number:
G 1139
Time in/Out:
01:52:42:00 / 01:53:18:00
Canister:
G 1139
Film ID:
362.22
Issue Date:

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • Brooklands: 17th November 1924.

    J.G.P. Thomas is John Godfrey Parry Thomas.
    He achieved 109.9 miles in one hour (including changing all four tyres).

    roycousins 26th Dec 2012

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
The Most Ancient & Noble Order Of The Thistle

The Most Ancient & Noble Order Of The Thistle

Members of the Order of the Thistle parade to St. Andrew's Day service in Edinburgh.

The Most Ancient And Most Noble Order Of The Thistle

The Most Ancient And Most Noble Order Of The Thistle

Members of the Order of the Thistle parade to St. Andrew's Day service in Edinburgh.

The Most Ancient And Most Noble Order Of The Thistle

The Most Ancient And Most Noble Order Of The Thistle

Members of the Order of the Thistle attend St. Giles' Cathedral for annual service.

With States Honours

With States Honours

The Most Rev. Paschal Robinson arrives in Republic of Ireland.

The Papal Nuncio

The Papal Nuncio

The Most Rev Dr Paschal Robinson receives Freedom of the city, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Most Noble Order Of Crusaders

Most Noble Order Of Crusaders

The Most Noble Order of Crusaders take part in laying of foundation stone for hospital wing.

Camera Interviews - The Most Rev Randall T. Davidson

Camera Interviews - The Most Rev Randall T. Davidson

Various shots of the Most Reverend Randall T. Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Mining Disaster Czechoslovakia

Mining Disaster Czechoslovakia

52 miners killed in Kohinoor mine, near Most. Czechoslovakia.

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.
10MoreTragedies
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler