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  • Short Summary

    Monte Carlo Rally in progress + winners - Martin and Bateau of France - receiving cup.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    1961 Monte Carlo Rally is won by French team, Monaco (France).

    Various shots cars (Panhard, Vauxhall Cresta and Sunbeam Rapier) negotiating a snow covered mountain road. Pan with cars passing camera at night on snow covered road, including the Panhard driven by Martin and Bateau who won the Rally. Pan with a Volkswagen sliding around mountain road. MS Volvo coming towards camera, skidding and colliding with a mound of snow. Various shots of people pulling a Citroen DS out of a ditch after it had been in collision with another car, the Citroen continues but the other car is beyond repair. Various shot, cars passing camera on snow covered mountain road, including Vauxhall Cresta and Jaguar. Travelling shot through windscreen of car with wipers working as it follows a Peugeot along the road. Travelling shot through windscreen of car as it follows a Mercedes 300 saloon into a mountain tunnel.

    Various shots of cars racing round the Grand Prix circuit at Monte Carlo during speed test. MS Prince Rainier of Monaco and Princess Grace (film star Grace Kelly) presenting trophy cup to Martin and Bateau. MS Martin and Bateau standing beside their car and holding the cup. MS several cups lined up on the bonnet of the winning car.

    Date on dope sheet is 30/01/1961.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:22:00 / 01:30:34:00
    UN 3460 F

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  1. Unknown user says

    "the Panhard driven by Martin and Bateau" - it's a Panhard PL17 Tigre, driven by Maurice Martin and Roger Bateau.

    The car at 0:43 trying an ambitious overtaking manoeuvre is a Lancia Flaminia Zagato.

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