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    Full title reads: "SPORT ON WHEELS".


    Long shot of mechanics and drivers attending to cars before Goodwood Trophy race. Mechanics attending to car No 25, the future winner of the race. Close up shot of R. Parnell getting up from car. Close up shot of man pouring oil into car No 57. Close up shot of radiator. Old Rolls Royce. Car No 56 showing open engine. Close up shot of Prince Birabongse of Siam. Close up shot of only woman entrant in race. Mechanic pumping oil pressure as driver climbs into seat. Bookies. Close up shot of bookie as he hands over card. Pan, car No 12 being pushed up to start. Close up shot of start banner, pan down to mechanic adjusting car and starting line. Close up shot of driver adjusting goggles. Close up shot of starter's flag. Start of Goodwood Trophy race. Long shot, towards, cars rounding first bend. Close up shot of cars flashing past camera. Pan with cars racing round bend. Car No 25, Reg Parnell, leading field. Crowds. Long shot of cars racing down straight. Excited crowd. Cars rounding bend. Close up shot, pan with car No 25 pursued by car No 2. Car No 2 which tries to pass on corner. Close up shot of flag denoting first lap. Towards, cars racing. Close up shot of boys in crowd. Towards, cars rounding bend and moving into straight. Car No 25 leading. Close up shot, towards and pan, car No 25. Close up shot of mechanics pointing. Close up shot of the winner, Reg Parnell, removing helmet. Close up shot of monocled man writing results in programme. Close up shot of the winner Reg Parnell drinking from cup. Close up shot of winner, Reg Parnell.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:53:00 / 01:17:30:00
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Science & Technology Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Goodwood Goodwood Motor Circuit
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. JohnB64 says

    The date of the race meeting was Saturday 18th Sep 1948 (the first motor race meeting at Goodwood).

    No. 25 is Reg Parnell in a Maserati 4CLT/48.

    No. 2 might be Bob Gerard in an ERA.

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