• Short Summary

    Library shots famous drivers in action + Jim Russell's school for racing drivers at Snetterton.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Car Racing's Next Stars".

    Library material showing famous racing drivers in action:

    Various shots start of race at Goodwood, Sussex. C/U racing driver Roy Salvadori working on his car with a mechanic. C/U driver Stirling Moss. C/U driver Innis Ireland. C/U Stirling Moss getting into his car. Various shots of race, Moss is in his No. 7. Ferrari. Moss crosses the finish line the winner. C/U Moss holding the trophy.

    Various shots Innis Ireland racing in Stuttgart, Germany. He wins the race; we see him wearing winner's laurels. M/S driver Jack Brabham receiving the BRDC (British Racing Drivers' Club) award at the Dorchester Hotel, London. Various shots Jim Russell driving a Cooper at Montlhery, France, breaking the Six Mile Record.

    Jim Russell's school for racing drivers, Snetterton, Norfolk.

    Various shots Russell talking to young racing drivers sitting in their cars. L/S cars lined up at the side of the track. C/U Russell talking to one of the trainee drivers. L/S one of the cars being pushed out onto the track. L/S as the engine roars into life and the car goes away from camera. Russell watches another car drive away from the pit area. More shots cars going around track. L/S control area. C/U Mr. Ward, manager of the school, checking stop watches. C/U stop watches, pan up as two cars flash past. Tracking shot. car going round the track. C/U Jim Russell.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:25:00 / 01:09:24:00

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