• Short Summary

    Paddy Hopkirk tests out his Monte Carlo Mini and gives some tips on road safety.

  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Paddy Hopkirk is seen driving his red Monte Carlo rally driving Mini, number 37, on the skid track, backing it through obstacles and skid turning. C/U of a photographer's press camera. There are lots of shots of the car on the track, including point of view shots from a car in front . We then see Paddy, in a light blue mini, driving around on the some local suburban streets and some countryside roads.

    He looks at other drivers - giving comments about signalling and overtaking. There are good point of view shots from the car of the driving in 1960's Britain with few road signs and traffic. The weather is wintery. Other drivers are seen giving hand signals, and there are good shots of a red car with L plates.

    Note : see also CP 486 Cuts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    275.02
    Media URN:
    3485
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:47:00 / 01:05:05:00
    Canister:
    CP 486

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