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  • Short Summary

    Motor car racing in America, Harry Hart wins and sets up new world record.

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    New Jersey, United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "At America's Brooklands. 15 'Speed Kings' compete for 300 mile Race record".

    M/S of racing cars driving slowly into starting positioned on a sloping race track. Mechanics in white boilers suits walk across the track, behind them the enormous spectator stand is packed.

    L/S of the racing cars whizzing past the camera on the track. High angled panning shot of the race, taken from the top of the high spectator stands. Panning L/S of the cars racing. Panning shot follows two of the cars as they drive around the track. L/S of the spectator stands, some of the cars race past in a blur. More panning shots following the cars around the track. More L/Ss of the race.

    Intertitle: "Harry Hart, winner, sets up new World's record. 300 miles in 2 hrs, 14 mins. 14 secs".

    C/U of Hart sitting in his car, a crowd of people surround him. C/U of Hart; he wears goggles and helmet

    At America's Brooklands. 15 "speed kings" compete for 300 mile race record. Harry Hart winner.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:26:00 / 01:31:10:00
    G 1294

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