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  • Short Summary

    Scenes at Pendine Sands as Signor Foresti crashes his car.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "A Miraculous Escape From Death. Signor Foresti crashes whilst racing at 150 miles per hour."

    Pendine, South Wales

    M/S Signor Jules Foresti in his car, on the Pendine Sands, with his legs sticking out the side. There is a small crowd around the car as he cranks the engine. He takes off. Various shots of the car racing along, followed by L/S of the car spinning and crashing. Brief shot of the timekeepers and a final shot of the car with its twisted wheels.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    706.39
    Media URN:
    33531
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:28:00 / 01:55:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1454

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Foresti's car was named "Djelmo".

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