• Short Summary

    George Eyston drives his MG Midget at over 120 mph on track near Paris - a record for its class.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Montlhery, Nr. Paris. British 'Baby' Car's Triumph! Mr. Geo. Eyston breaks 5 international records attaining over 120 miles an hour in little 7 hp M.G. Midget."

    Montlhery, Paris, France.

    A small MG Midget racing car comes speeding around an empty track. Various shots of the car as it races round.

    The Morris Garages car pulls up near the camera. C/U as the screen is lifted away to reveal the driver George Eyston. He is wearing a driving helmet and goggles. He gives an interview. He is very pleased to be the first man to achieve over two miles a minute in a 'baby' car.

    C/U British union jack flag flying.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    689.19
    Media URN:
    5279
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:17:00 / 01:28:29:00
    Canister:
    32/101

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