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    Le Mans, France: GTV Drivers run across track at start of race. GBV Leading cars under Dunlop bridge. SV Hawthorn No. 6 leading Fangio through the S/s pan to BV. GV Kling towards operating Mercedes air break pan to BV. BV Cars into straight. TV Cars past at speed. TV ass crowd. GV Pan Paul Levegh crashing in a Mercedes, car bursts in air. Ground V Other cars passing burning Mercedes. LV Burning Mercedes pan to crowd in stand. SV Magnesium burning in Mercedes. GV Crowd in stands. LV Gendarmes tearing down towards wreck. SV Car passing Lance Macklin driver of Austin Healey. SV Gendarmed lifting up dad Paul Levegh. SV Crowd rushing around. SV Fireman spraying chemical on car fire. SV Crowd in enclosure. SV Fire tender. LV Man waving cars to slow down, as car passes Fire tender which then goes across track. SBV Fireman fighting fire. GV Debri scattered by fire. SV Spectators pan to stands with casualties on ground. GV Stands. SV Types to use Post Office to say they are safe. SCU Damaged Austin Healey. GV Cars on circuit. Night shot Cars passing pit area SCU Ditto - headlight. SV Cars underneath Dunlop bridge. SV Pan Hawthorn driving, daytime. LV Car No. 37 Pan on this car - remains on stranded car No. 27. SV Pan Car No. Mike Hawthorn rounding bend. SV Pan Car No. 23 rounding bend driven by Peter Collins. GV Hawthorn flagged in as winner. TV Mike's car. SCU Mike Hawthorn & co-driver Ivor Bueb.



    Sport; Motor Racing; Disasters and Accidents




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    France

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    Film ID:
    VLVACLA1NDBFJOI3IG6LC9MDMD8EF
    Media URN:
    VLVACLA1NDBFJOI3IG6LC9MDMD8EF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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