• Short Summary

    Twelve cars will take part 1958's Monte-Carl Rally starting from Greece to cover 30001 kilometres to Monte-Carlo speeding through Larissa, Skopje, Belgrade, Zagreb, Trieste, Padoue, Milan, Moncalieri, Cap Saint Auban and Monte Carlo.

  • Description

    1.
    The pillars of the Olympian Zeus in the heart of Athens.


    2.
    The Acropolis seen through the King Adrian Gate, gate of Athens.


    3.
    The checking of the cars has started.


    4.
    No.4 is ready, his engine being sealed and the whole condition checked.


    5.
    An M.G.car, No.11, comes in for checking.


    6.
    The checking place and the Monte-Carlo Rally inscription over the garage.


    7.
    Supervised by the Greek Automobile Club representative this car's engine is sealed and will not be opened but in Monte-Carlo--unless something happens during the driving up to Monaco.


    8.
    A Borgward, No.12, with Belgian representative leaves the checking place ready for the Rally.


    9.
    The Checking-Control inscription.




    Initials


    SPORT: CAR RACING
    This film was shot to serve as background to the start of the cars tonight and which might be of any use earlier.
    The starting of the cars will be air-freighted per BE131 tomorrow.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Twelve cars will take part 1958's Monte-Carl Rally starting from Greece to cover 30001 kilometres to Monte-Carlo speeding through Larissa, Skopje, Belgrade, Zagreb, Trieste, Padoue, Milan, Moncalieri, Cap Saint Auban and Monte Carlo. The start will be given on Wednesday at 19.01 GMT from the Pan-Athenian Stadium.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7DFDY2LUF2URTUG85MU9LG3J1
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DFDY2LUF2URTUG85MU9LG3J1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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