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    we cars on grid for start 21st Macao Grand Prix
    2 ft


    cu five mins to go board displayed
    3 ft


    cu mechanic and driver
    5 ft


    cu driver adjusts helmet
    6 ft


    cu l-min board displayed
    7 ft


    cu tension builds...drivers await start light (three shots)
    8 1/2 ft


    cu start light changes red to green
    9 ft


    ws no 11, John Macdinald of HK driving a Braham BT40 to camera and around Statue Corner (it was close to here that German driver Dieter Glemser ploughed off the track killing a child the previous day
    17 ft


    ms no 111 -- the eventual winner -- a March 722 driven by Australian Vern Schuppan around Staute Corner, at this stage with a clear lead (about the 6th lap) over Macdonald ms no 111 up hill thru old part of Macao and around corner
    24 ft


    ms no 11 passes tailender and streaks up hill chasing Schuppan
    27 ft


    ha no 66 driven by veteran Asian circuit man Albert Poon of Hongkong around hairpin - a lap behind but closely followed thru bend by no 1, a Chevron Ford driven by young Englishman David Purley, the pre-race
    33 ft


    ws leader no 111 followed at this stage by no 66 around hairpin and away down to the long straight...and the finish line
    39 ft


    ms chequered flag and no 111 Vern Schuppan flashes past
    42 1/2 ft


    ms Schuppan receives victor's laurel and kisses from Macao woman (name unknown) and waves to crowd
    47 ft


    ms cameramen
    48 ft


    cu interview with Schuppan who says it was a good race...had started twice before in Macao Grand Prix's and broken down both times....now third time lucky.
    57 ft



    Initials


    Macau is Portuguese...Macao English
    (don't use commag as o'lay shots went make sense)
    SEE ATTACHED NEWSPAPER STORY FOR RACE SCRIPTING (SHD BE FOR EVN ONLY ON THIS VERSION.)
    RACE SEQUENCE ABOVE TO BE RE-EDITED FOR LENGTHY SOFTY FOR XMAS SYNDICATION (or possible sportsman)
    ORIGINAL TO BE HELD IN LDN BY SPORTS ED AFTER POSS EVN FOR RE-EDITING WITH REMAINDER FILM STILL HELD IN HK.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4U8UXBGG79HA0IIMYUSZ15EZ7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4U8UXBGG79HA0IIMYUSZ15EZ7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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