• Short Summary

    An interesting car rally was organised in New Delhi for a run up to the former princely state of Bharatpur.

  • Description

    1.
    LS of 1920 Farman with its owner Maharaj a Man Singh at the wheel


    2.
    Front of the car.


    3.
    LS of the 1922 Rolls.


    4.
    LS of the 1912 Rolls.


    5.
    An owner making a last minute check up.


    6.
    The cars starting off with Minister for Transport Mr. Raj Bahadur giving the flag.


    7.
    Various shots of the cars starting off...Rolls of 1912.


    8.
    Farman of 1920 running off.


    9.
    Rolls of 1922 in the run.


    10.
    Lancia Lambds of 1927 in the run. At end of sequence here 1938 Mercedes


    11.
    Long line of the rally cars going over an ancient Moghul bridge on way to Bharatpur.


    12.
    Various shots as in the line.


    13.
    In the end are two shots of 1938 Mercedes with cameraman Om Pra kash.




    Initials


    SPORT: CAR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: An interesting car rally was organised in New Delhi for a run up to the former princely state of Bharatpur. Participating in it the old vintage cars and notable amongst them a 1912 Rolls, a 1921 Farman and a 1920 long Lancia Lambda. There were a host of other vintage cars, some in good shape well kept by their owners, others showing their age. There was a Bentley looking as new. Even Visnews was in the run with cameraman Om Prakash stearing a 1938 Mercedes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3NOPRRJHLROMZ8M2CXRDUG0PF
    Media URN:
    VLVA3NOPRRJHLROMZ8M2CXRDUG0PF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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