• Short Summary

    THE TRAGEDY OF LE MANS

  • Description

    CRASHES MOTOR CAR. etc. Mercedes benz crashes during Le Mans race...into spectors killing and wounding them...causing fire and death.

    CROWDS. Watching race at Le Mans....one car crashes into spectators causing injuries and death....ambulance and fire extinguishers came on to the scene....crowd moving back.....race goes on.

    HAWTHORNE MIKE. (British Racing Motorist) Driving a Jaguar win race at Le Mans....during which one car crashed into spectators....while race was still carried on.

    LEVAGH, Pierre (French motorist) Racing at Le Mans 1955. driving at Merces benz car hurtles into watching spectators....causing many wounded and dead...and killing himself.

    MACKLIN LANCE. (British Racing Motorist) 2nd in racing at Le Mans...during which one car crashes into watching spectators....while race was going on.

    Sport; Motor Racing; France; Disasters and Accidents
    Background: THE TRAGEDY OF LE MANS

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA33WGI673UW34G7T1WE60VDLGC
    Media URN:
    VLVA33WGI673UW34G7T1WE60VDLGC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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