• Short Summary

    Performing fantastic stunts of equilibrium, French car drivers were filmed by VISNEWS June 5 on the Champs Elysees, Paris.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Two cars skid round.
    0.05

    2.
    SV Spectators.
    0.06

    3.
    GV Two cars follow each other over ramp.
    0.10

    4.
    SV PAN..Ditto.
    0.12

    5.
    B.V.Car over ramp and rides over on 2 wheels.
    0.23

    6.
    TRAVEL SHOT...Ditto.
    0.28

    7.
    CU PAN..Car riding on 2 wheels past photographers.
    0.33

    8.
    SV Car lands and stops on all wheels.
    0.35

    9.
    GV Car over ramp-rides on 2 wheels for quite a distance.
    0.45

    10.
    SV PAN..Ditto and lands on all wheels.
    0.48

    11.
    SV Car stops-driver and passenger gets out.
    0.52

    12.
    CU Spectators.
    0.53

    13.
    LV Car in reverse-skids-proceeds right way.
    0.57

    14.
    LV Ditto.
    1.02

    15.
    PAN all cars drive past down Champs-Elysees.
    1.06



    Initials TDH/AS/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Performing fantastic stunts of equilibrium, French car drivers were filmed by VISNEWS June 5 on the Champs Elysees, Paris.

    Spectators were thrilled as cars aped over ramps and ran for long periods.....on two wheels.

    French accident prevention authorities were making a film to show motorists 'How not do it'. Although driven by exports, the cars were normal production models.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAPDPENFHWF4ELYHUN6N2GQVLT
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPDPENFHWF4ELYHUN6N2GQVLT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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