• Short Summary

    Car and aeroplane race around a track near Paris, France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. Auto V. Aeroplane. Aviator Doret & Racing Motorist Divo - both Aces - have thrilling speed duel to settle a sporting wager - and the aeroplane only just won!"

    Paris, France.

    An aeroplane and car speed past a man waving a flag at an empty car racing circuit.

    The plane and car come around the corner of the circuit at high speed. The plane is flying low over the car. There is a large advertising hoarding in the background for Mobil Oil.

    POV shot from on board the plane as it follows the car around a banked section of track.

    The plane and the car come round a corner.

    The plane and car come down the straight, the plane is just in the lead.

    More POV shots from the plane.

    Close shot of the plane and car as the come through the finish.

    M/S Man seated in car - Divo - and man standing next to him - Doret. The shake hands and exchange a few words in French.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:16:00 / 01:14:09:00

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