Out Takes / Cuts From Le Mans Special Reel… 1963

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Cuts (rushes, out takes) for "Le Mans Special" - they may relate to Colour Pictorial item called "Twenty-Four Hours at Le Mans" or a documentary called "Twenty-Four Hours to History" - see other records. Pathe seem to have shot enough footage to make both the documentary and the Pictorial item.

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
3219
Sort Number:
CP 447 ? Cuts
Time in/Out:
01:19:06:00 / 01:29:28:00
Canister:
CP 447 ? Cuts
Film ID:
205.12
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  • The race featured here is the 1963 24 Hours of Le Mans. It took place over 15 and 16 June 1963.

    "Car reverses after crashing in to a sand bank" - this is the No 26 Ferrari 250GTO LMB co-driven by Masten Gregory and David Piper.

    "car passes the camera with the front crumpled" - this is number 15, the Jaguar E-Type lightweight co-driven by Briggs S Cunningham and Bob Grossman.

    "driver who wears a red neckerchief" - that's Ludovico Scarfiotti, co-driver of the eventual winning car.


    Other cars identifiable during the clip include:

    No 41 is a Rene Bonnet Aerodjet.
    Car 00 is the Rover-BRM co-driven by Graham Hill and Richie Ginther.
    No 23 is a Ferrari 250P, co-driven by John Surtees and Willy Mairesse.
    Car 22 is another Ferrari 250P.
    No 50 is an Alpine M63
    No 53 is a Rene Bonnet Aerodjet LM6.
    No 21 is a Ferrari 250P (and the eventual winning car).
    No 25 is a Ferrari 250GTO.
    No 24 is a Ferrari 250GTO.
    No 3 is an AC Cobra.
    No 38 is a Lotus Elite Mark 14.




    jamied 11th May 2012
  • An incredible effort - thanks very much indeed. We've put this information to good use in the description.

    British Pathé 21st Jun 2012

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