• Short Summary

    Le Mans Race. French Talbots come 1st and 2nd but Allard comes 3rd and Healey 4th.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Le Mans. British Cars In 24 Hour Race".

    Le Mans, France. French Talbots come 1st and 2nd but Allard comes 3rd and Healey 4th.

    GV Drivers race towards cars. First one away. others follow. SV Man and woman looking on. GV Cars racing along straight. Pan to back view. Dunlop arch in background. MV Towards three cars under Dunlop bridge and past camera. SV Cars rounding bend. Led by No 23 and No 5. Rosier in a French Talbot. SV People looking on.

    GV Night shot cars racing along. SV Crowd around roadside pan to people by tents. LV Towards and pan to back view No 4. Sydney Allard (Third). SV Towards and pan No 21. SV Pan No 7 Talbot. SV Juan Fangio and JF Gonzales, having retired earlier, looking on. GV Finish. Louis Rosier first in French Talbot. SV People looking on. CU Rosier.

    (Dupe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1474.09
    Media URN:
    48130
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1950
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:37:00 / 01:10:34:00
    Canister:
    50/52

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Sidney Allard" should read Sydney Allard.

    "Louis Rozier" should read Louis Rosier.

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  2. British Pathé says

    They do now - thanks jamied.

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