• Short Summary

    VETERAN CARS IN A TEST OF RELIABILITY AND ENDURANCE REACHED VIENNA SAFELY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) -- AFTER A WEEK'S RUN OF 1,365 KILOMETRES (850 MILES) FROM PARIS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ARRIVAL POINT
    0.04

    2.
    GV PAN..CROWD WAITS
    0.08

    3.
    SV PILOT CAR ROLLS ROYCE LEADS IN TWO OTHER CARS
    0.17

    4.
    SV PAN..CROWD
    0.19

    5.
    CV PAN..1914 DELAGE (FRANCE) ARRIVES
    0.27

    6.
    MV 1912 DE DIETRICH (FRANCE) ARRIVES
    0.32

    7.
    CU CLOCKING IN
    0.36

    8.
    SV 1913 LORRAINE DIETRICH (LE MANS) ARRIVES
    0.41

    9.
    SV 1907 DE DION (LE MANS) ARRIVES
    0.47

    10.
    MV 1909 ROLLAND PI (FRANCE) ARRIVES
    0.51

    11.
    GV CROWD PAN..TO AND ENTRY
    0.56

    12.
    CU TILT UP BONNET TO SV..1912 ROLLS ROYCE (ENGLAND)
    1.04

    13.
    CU LOCKER AND HORN TILT TO INSIGNIA ON ROLLS ROYCE
    1.10

    14.
    MV TILT 1910 AMEDEE BOLLEE (FRANCE)
    1.14

    15.
    CU TILT UP 1912 ROVER (BRITAIN).
    1.18

    16.
    1910 PEUGEOT (FRANCE)
    1.21

    17.
    MV TILT UP 1906 FORD (BELGIUM)
    1.25

    18.
    SV TILT 1911 F.N. (FRANCE)
    1.30

    19.
    CU HORN AND LAMP DETAIL OF CAR.
    1.26

    20.
    CU ONLOOKERS.
    1.40

    21.
    SV 1914 RENAULT (SWITZERLAND) ARRIVES
    1.45

    22.
    CU TANK AND LOCKER DETAIL OF 2-SEATER TOURER.
    1.50

    23.
    CU CHILDREN PLAY WITH MOTOR HORNS
    1.53

    24.
    CU WHEEL DETAIL AND TILT 1905 LA NEF
    2.00

    25.
    GV PAN CARS.
    2.11



    Initials JRG/S/JF/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: VETERAN CARS IN A TEST OF RELIABILITY AND ENDURANCE REACHED VIENNA SAFELY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) -- AFTER A WEEK'S RUN OF 1,365 KILOMETRES (850 MILES) FROM PARIS.

    SIXTY TWO CARS, ALL BUILT BEFORE 1917, TOOK PART, AND ONLY SIX FAILED TO FINISH. AMONG THE ENTRANTS WAS A RENAULT, WHICH WON THE FIRST PRIZE FOR THE RALLY 63 YEARS AGO. THE OLDEST ENTRANT WAS A FRENCH CAR, AN 1899 PANHARD.

    THERE WERE EIGHT STOPS DURING THE RUN AND EACH CAR, DEPENDING ON AGE AND SIZE, TRAVELLED AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF BETWEEN 20 AND 45 KILOMETRES AN HOUR (12 AND 28 MILES). CARS FROM NINE COUNTRIES PARTICIPATED -- FRANCE, BELGIUM, ITALY, SWITZERLAND, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, BRITAIN, WEST GERMANY, HOLLAND AND SPAIN.

    BIG CROWDS OF MOTOR FANS WELCOMED THE CARS INTO VIENNA. THEIR ARRIVAL PARALYSED WEEKEND TRAFFIC AS THEY DROVE TO THE CENTRE OF THE CITY WITH AN ESCORT OF AUSTRIAN VETERAN CARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA56EXHD9Q20W11BVH2EG7WNYV7
    Media URN:
    VLVA56EXHD9Q20W11BVH2EG7WNYV7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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