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    Item title reads - Onward & upward! America's motoring daredevils race 14,000 feet to summit of Pike's Peak with its 147 dangerous curves ... the winner won in under 20 minutes. Colorado, America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    Various shots as racing cars round a bend creating clouds of dust. M/S as one rounds a corner and carries on around another bend. M/S from the point of view of the driver as he drives on the narrow road with a steep drop on the left. L/S aerial view of a car making its way around the winding roads. M/S as one rounds a corner causing more dust. Various shots as the cars make their way up to the summit around all the bends in the road. M/S of the winner sat in his car smoking a cigarette and looking pleased with himself.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35100
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    744.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:34:00 / 01:07:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1539
    Sort Number:
    G 1539
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    motor race US Car Racing
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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