• Short Summary

    Hans Stuck wins the German Speed Championships in the Austrian Alps.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Austria.

    German Speed Championships. Austria.

    M/S of racing car starting the race. Various shots as the contestants set off around the hairpin bends in the snow covered Austrian Alps. Various shots as motorcycle follows, M/S as an aeroplane flies over. Various shots as the cars and motorcycles speed and skid around the bends whilst people watch. M/S as Hans Stuck wins the race in his car. M/S of people watching. C/U of him chatting afterwards. M/S as laurel wreath is put around his neck and he does the nazi salute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    979.30
    Media URN:
    17878
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:42:00 / 01:25:52:00
    Canister:
    38/71

Comments (2)

  1. roycousins says

    Not a motor race as such, but the Grossglockner Hill climb in Austria on 26th August 1938.

    Hans Stuck is fastest in his Auto Union and becomes "Bergmeister" (German Hill Climb Champion). He recieves a garland from Nazi Sportführer Hühnlein Adolf Hühnlein.

  2. roycousins says

    sorry, should read: Nazi Sportführer Adolf Hühnlein

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