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    No title - Veteran car rally. London - Brighton.

    M/S Lutzmann car shaking as it moves along. C/U headlamp shaking. Pan across the vintage cars in Hyde Park. M/S racing driver Stirling Moss turning starting handle on his vintage Mercedes. C/U radiator steaming. M/S Moss signing autographs.

    Pan as car No. 1, a Benz, leaves Hyde Park. Various shots as other vintage cars leave for Brighton. Travelling shot from Stirling Moss's car as it leaves park. Various tracking shots from Moss's car. M/S as they travel over Westminster Bridge. Tracking shot as Stirling Moss waves back at car that is going to overtake him. Tracking shot from Moss's car. C/U Moss at controls. C/U his foot on pedal. Tracking shot as Moss passes another vintage car. C/U Moss at controls. M/S as Moss's car goes along road. C/U controls. L/S as the vintage cars come along the Brighton Road. M/S Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco (formerly film star Grace Kelly) at the roadside having their car tended to. C/U Princess Grace filming with her cine camera. C/U engine of the De Dion Bouton car belonging to Prince Rainier. Pan up to Prince Rainier smoking a cigarette and looking at it. C/U as bonnet is put over engine. M/S as they prepare to get back into car, pan down to show exhaust smoking. M/S modern Rover 3 Litre, which is for Princess Grace to continue the journey in. M/S Princess Grace and Prince Rainier, Princess Grace still filming. M/S as Rainier gets into the car. M/S Princess Grace in the Rover. M/S as Prince Rainier travels past and waves followed by Princess Grace in the Rover. Tracking shot of Rainier.

    M/S car number 1 at the roadside. C/U the plaque on car, "V.C.C. 1894 Benz". C/U number plate of the Benz "A-6". C/U the engine. C/U man putting in oil. M/S pan vintage car. M/S a 1903 Renault, M/S Prince Rainier. Various shots of a 1904 Wolseley, a Royal Enfield Quadricycle, 1901, a Humberette, 1903. Pan across Moss. M/S sign to Brighton. L/S Brighton promenade as the cars arrive. Various shots as they arrive, crowds watch. Pan as a 1903 Cadillac crosses finish line.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:19:00 / 01:14:03:00
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology Historical Figures & Celebrities
    London to brighton Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Part 1
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Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The Lutzmann is from 1896.

    Moss's Mercedes is from 1903.

    The Benz is from 1894.

  2. jamied says

    The event took place on 3 November 1968.

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