• Short Summary

    The roughest car race ever staged in Australia takes cars round the country and back again.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    GV first car away in contest. (1st 7 ft for super title.) SCU other competitors looking at map. SV 63 year-old Grandma Conway at Wheel of car. LV car speeding through dusty desert, & back view. SV cattle in path of car. SV outback resident waving to cars. SV pan, car speeding along dusty road. SV travel shot, car speeding along endless road. GV car travelling through desert. Pan to rail track. Disappearing in distance. SV Jack Murray's car being pushed off road. CU Jack Murray's swearing to himself. LV car sweeping round dusty corner. SV travel shot: twin trails of dust behind car. CU sign board in Darwin pointing to Adelaide 2000 Miles away. GV pan, parked cars at Darwin stopping place. CU food on table pan up to drivers eating. CU grandma Conway enjoying snack. LV towards, car travelling along bumpy road. SV travel shot, car swooping down dip in road. LV towards, car speeding through desert road, pan to back view.

    (F.G.) (Orig "O")

    Note: Selected originals exist for this story - check in file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    118.04
    Media URN:
    28830
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:59:00 / 01:04:13:00
    Canister:
    53/73

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