The Road To Monte Carlo 1960

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    LS expensive yachts in Monte Carlo harbour. CU maps and signing forms. Large map of Europe showing starting places for the Rally. Pan up Eiffel Tower. Cars lined up awaiting start of race. Mini cars 263. 284. 299. and MG A 281 leaving Paris check point. Following Mini 299 towards Arc de Truimphe and amongst traffic. A Volvo, Anglia and Simca crossing the French Frontier, followed by a Citroen and Saab. Panning as MG A negotiates bends. Cars taking corners with snow by the side of the road.
    Map showing route from Chambery to Monte Carlo. Evening arrival at check point and cars being serviced. Morning departure and window cleaning. Sign "Shunt with care" in Mini rear window. Minor repairs and cars depart Chambery. Tracking with cars as they drive through the streets, A Sunbeam Rapier and Wolseley amongst the Mini's. WS mountains and snow. A Volvo comes out of a tunnel. MS policeman directing traffic. Austin A40 driven by Pat Moss followed by Citroen leave the tunnel. Cars drive along wet mountain roads, sign for "Col de Rousset, Alt 1255m"
    LS looking down on hairpin bends. Interior driving shots, overtaking lorry, following a Mini. Sunbeam Rapier on hairpin bend, and Riley 196 overtakes camera car. LS approaching check point. Driver of Wolseley 224 stamping his time card. VG tracking shots as cars drive through mountainous snow clad scenery shots of Mini's, Riley, Jaguar, Triumph TR2, Austin Healey Sprite. Driving through small French village. Sign for La Turbie. Ford Anglia 19 climbing mountain. Round a hair pin bend and Monte Carlo comes into sight. Tracking shot through Monte Carlo to check in point.

    Animated map of mountain circuit. Crowds and drivers await the start. Pat Moss talks to Moiley brothers. CU timing clock. Citroen leaving check point. Stamping check card and handing to Moiley brothers as they drive off in their Mini. Pat Moss gets her card and drives away. Cars drive through ski resort, snow, skiing and sledging. Pat Moss passes check point with dented bumper and grill. Porsche drives passed. LS looking down on ravine at Mini driving. Cars driving through snow banked roads, Ford Anglia, Vauxhall Victor, Zephyr, Sunbeam Alpine taking corners. Mini with smashed in side and roof passes camera. CU sign posts. Tracking with cars over wooden bridge and through tunnels.
    Sign for La Versubie. Following the damaged Mini now dragging it's exhaust pipe. Tracking from Austin A40 round hairpin bends. Control point as Zephyr pulls in at Chateau Neuf, end of the mountain circuit. Drivers clock in. Pat Moss and Ann Wisdom arriving at Monte Carlo after finishing mountain circuit
    End Montage. Morris 1000 at Trafalgar Sq., Austin Westminster in Regent Street, BMC Princess with chauffeur outside museum, tracking shot through village from Austin, Wolseley 1500 on mountain road, Int. M.G. going down mountain road, LS car travelling along mountain pass.

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    Transport Stirling Moss Monaco - Grand prix Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Part 1 Rally Clips favourites Paddy Hopkirk
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