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  • Description

    Titles read: "Whizz bang! Meet another daredevil from the "States" who'll try anything once - it must be the climate ...".

    United States of America.

    M/S of "girl daredevil" Elfreda May sitting in her racing car. She says "For the benefit of those who are superstitious this is my 13th crash through a 1 inch solid board wall".

    L/S of Elfreda driving her car into a solid wooden board and out the other side at a racing track. A crowd watches from the spectator stand.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51851
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1626.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:33:00 / 01:03:00:00
    Canister:
    PSP 830
    Sort Number:
    PSP 830
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Elfreda May" in text and tags should read Elfrieda Mais.

    Sadly, she was killed shortly after this footage was taken, on 27 September 1934, when a stunt went wrong.

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