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  • Short Summary

    Cars racing through Monte Carlo, Rainier watching, Trevoux and Crovetto embracing.

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    Monte Carlo, Monaco.

    Documentation states 337 on road to Monte Carlo in auto rally, drivers from 18 nations, leave 6 European cities on 3.225 km routes. The 21st annual Monte Carlo rally include departures from Glasgow 65, Oslo 8, Palermo 12, Lisbonne 75, Stockholm 60 and Monte Carlo 117. Contestants are judged on the basis of skill, speed and endurance. The Monte Carlo starters must cover a course passing through Geneva, Strasbourg, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and southward again to Monte Carlo.

    GV. Monte Carlo (3 shots) LV. Car turning bend along coast road. Various shots of rally in progress. CU. Prince Rainier III looking on. Various shots of Rally. SCU. Trevoux and Crovetto (Delahaye) - winners - embracing each other (they shake hands and the man to the left quickly changes from a smile) & CU. Various shots of rally.

    (Mute. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    2549.06
    Media URN:
    68543
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:07:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 2340 K

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The Monte Carlo Rally seen here took place from 23-28 January 1951.

    "Trevoux and Crovetto (Delahaye)" can be expanded to Jean Trevoux and Roger Crovetto, (Delahaye 175S).

    Pictured at 02:51 is car No. 27, the winning vehicle.

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