• Short Summary

    British racing driver Peter Whitehead wins Czech Grand Prix.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BRITISH DRIVER WINS CZECH PRIX".

    Brno, Czechoslovakia.

    LV. Elevated pan cars in pit prior to race. SV. Mechanics working on cars. SV. Towards, car No 8 being pushed out onto track. CU. Prince Bira looking on - he is getting ready for the race. SV. Cars on track, Prince Bira's car in foreground. MV. Crowd. GV. Pan, start of race. MV. Pan, car No 9 rounding corner. SV. Towards and pan car No 14 Whitehead of England (Ferrari), rounding corner. MV. Pan, car No 2 round corner. MV. Towards, Czechoslovakian contestant driving Tatraplan rounding corner. SV. Pan, No 8 round corner. LV. Elevated, pan, No 22 being chased by another car. MV. Towards and pan, No 3 driving along road. MV. Towards and pan, Whitehead No 14, driving along road. GV. Crowded stand, people watching race. LV. Towards and pan, two cars entering stadium. LV. Towards and pan, car No 14 driving down home stretch LV. Elevated pan, two cars driving into stadium. MV. The winner, car No 14, whizzes past finishing flag. SV. The 2nd whizzes past finishing flag. SV. Whitehead, the winner, sitting in cockpit of car. CU. Whitehead.

    (F.G.) (Orig. Tin 70.B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1506.30
    Media URN:
    49096
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:40:00 / 01:42:46:00
    Canister:
    49/80

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