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    Wembley, London.

    Crowd gathered at Wembley, London of start of the World Cup Rally. Two men wearing Mexican sombreros, ponchos and sunglasses looking on. They have 'Rally Centre' badges on. Line of cars ready for the start of race outside Wembley stadium, towers seen in background. People getting ready, some of the drivers are interviewed by the press, some checking the engines, etc. Crowd looking on. Cars start driving in a long line inside the stadium. They walk past the time keepers who give them sign for start of the race and drive out through the tunnel, crowd outside looking on. Street lined with waiting crowd. cars moving past and crowd inside the stadium watching the start. More shots of the cars starting the rally and the crowd looking on and browsing around.

    Seen at 00:01 is the No 1 car, the Triumph 2.5PI of Robert Buchanan-Michaelson. At 00:34, car 87 is the Peugeot 504 of Derek Currell. At 01:09, car 70 is the Austin Maxi of Gavin Thompson and Prince Michael of Kent. At 01:15, car 13 is the Rolls Royce Silver Cloud of the Martin family. At 01:21, car 10 is the Vauxhall Ventura of Cecil Woodley. That's followed by car No. 2, the POrsche 911 of Terry Hunter, then by car No. 4, the Hillman Hunter of Rodney Badham. Seen leaving the stadium at 02:22 is the No. 11 Ford Capri of Paul Donner. At 02:34, car 26 is a Ford Escort driven by footballer Jimmy Greaves. At 02:38, car 28 is the Moskvitch 412 of Leonti Potapchick. At 02:46, car 29 is the BMW 2002 of William Bendek. At 02:52, car 30 is a very rare Trident Venturer, driven by Chris Marriott. At 03:12, car 34 is the Austin 1800 of Hugh Penfold. At 03:23, car 37 is the Vauxhall Victor Estate of T. W. Walker. At 04.02, No 40 is the Moskvitch 412 of Sergei Tenishev. At 04:12, No 43 is the Triumph 2.5PI Mk 2 of Andrew Cowan. At 04:50, No 52 is the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow of Bill Bengry.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    90995
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3274.14
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:06:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:37:00 / 01:46:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 4516 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 4516 B
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    Sport & Leisure
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    World cup rally start Wembley Stadium London Complete Pathe World Cup Coverage LOC final VW BEETLE & PORSCHE 911 Football Iconic 1970s Wayfarer History of Sunglasses 70s Football Ford Escort
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    This clip's given year of 1969 is incorrect - the event featured here began on 19 April 1970. Seen at 00:01 is the No 1 car, the Triumph 2.5PI of Robert Buchanan-Michaelson. At 00:34, car 87 is the Peugeot 504 of Derek Currell. At 01:09, car 70 is the Austin Maxi of Gavin Thompson and Prince Michael of Kent. At 01:15, car 13 is the Rolls Royce Silver Cloud of the Martin family. At 01:21, car 10 is the Vauxhall Ventura of Cecil Woodley. That's followed by car No. 2, the POrsche 911 of Terry Hunter, then by car No. 4, the Hillman Hunter of Rodney Badham. Seen leaving the stadium at 02:22 is the No. 11 Ford Capri of Paul Donner. At 02:34, car 26 is a Ford Escort driven by footballer Jimmy Greaves. At 02:38, car 28 is the Moskvitch 412 of Leonti Potapchick. At 02:46, car 29 is the BMW 2002 of William Bendek. At 02:52, car 30 is a very rare Trident Venturer, driven by Chris Marriott. At 03:12, car 34 is the Austin 1800 of Hugh Penfold. At 03:23, car 37 is the Vauxhall Victor Estate of T. W.…

  2. jamied says

    Looks like I ran out of space on this one the last time. Here's what was missing from my original post....

    At 03:23, car 37 is the Vauxhall Victor Estate of T. W. Walker.

    At 04.02, No 40 is the Moskvitch 412 of Sergei Tenishev.

    At 04:12, No 43 is the Triumph 2.5PI Mk 2 of Andrew Cowan.

    At 04:50, No 52 is the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow of Bill Bengry.

  3. British Pathé says

    Exceptionally useful - thanks. We've added these to our description.

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