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  • Short Summary

    Band leader Billy Cotton driving his racing car.

  • Description

    Band leader Billy Cotton with racing car, location of events unknown.

    2 mechanics working on race car on deserted track, Cotton and a boy watch them. CU Cotton. CU mechanic. Men fastening straps over car's hood. Cotton puts on helmet, other man adjusts strap for him. Cotton climbs into car. CU steering wheel and dashboard, he flips some switches. The mechanics and boy push car to start, Cotton drives away. Shot of mechanics changing tyre. CU car's rear end being jacked up. Tyre is changed very quickly, car speeds away again. Car driving up & stopping, mechanic grabs jack (shots not in order). Car driving on racetrack. Various shots of car going round curves of track. Car stops again. Mechanics open bonnet. Cut to CU mechanic removing jack.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2430.41
    Media URN:
    76832
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:35:00 / 02:01:03:00
    Canister:
    ON 355 B

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