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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Motor racing on frozen Vallentuna lake, Stockholm, Sweden.

    Various shots people milling about, C/U of a woman's feet encased in cardboard boxes to keep out the cold. Various shots of spectators, wearing outfits to keep warm, gathered on the lake. Various shots of the competitors in their cars including Giraud-Cabantous, Trillaud, Chaboud, Brooke, Abecassis, Prince Bertil and Chiron. Various shots of the cars racing and crowds watching. M/S Parnell coming in first, he stops and people run up to congratulate him. C/U Parnell being given a drink.

    Cataloguer's note: date of item: 27/2/1947.

    For search purposes, full names: Yves Giraud-Cabantous, Henri Trillaud, Eugene Chaboud, George Abecassis, Louis Chiron, Reg Parnell

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:12:00 / 01:15:10:00
    UN 1641 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1641 A
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The event took place on 23 February 1947.

    "Giraud Cabamtous" should read Yves Giraud-Cabantous.

    "Trillaud" is Henri Trillaud.

    "Chaboud" Is Eugene Chaboud.

    "Abecassis" is George Abecassis.

    "Chiron" is Louis Chiron.

    "Parnell" is Reg Parnell.

  2. British Pathé says

    We appreciate those first names - should help bring this up in viewers' search results.

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