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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Soap box derby - annual children's race competition for miniature cars in United States of America.

    Crowds enter stands. Masses of (full-sized) cars in car park. Small boys give last minute touches to their cars, very like pedal cars in appearance. Boys dressed in full racing outfit including overalls, helmets and goggles. Starter flags 3 cars off. Cars racing down hill. Finish of first race with cars flagged over the line as in a normal race. Camera follows cars down hill. The boy winner's face covered with dust and grime. He is presented with a trophy whilst his mother holds his arm in the air, signifying the winner.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    74727
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2321.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:47:00 / 02:00:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 1521 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1521 F
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    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    soap box derby Guy martin 2 - 3 US Car Racing
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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