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    European Miniature Car Race in Germany

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    Hameln, Germany

    EUROPEAN MINIATURE CAR RACE

    CU. Notice in German pan to workbench where men are working on small model racing cars, move in to CU. as man tunes the 10 cc diesel engine in one of the models. CU. As model is fitted to guide line and placed on track. CU. Longines stop watch. Pan with small model as it travels at high speed around circular track. MS. Cine cameramen panning his camera in circular motion. MS. Pan with model car as it races around the track, the model does not resemble full size racing car as it is built from sheet metal. Travelling shot from track of surrounding wall and the spectators flashing past. MS. Man controlling the car from centre of track by guide line. Travelling shot of crowd flashing past camera at very high speed, the image becomes merely a rapidly moving blur. CU. Alsatian barking as he stands amidst the crowd. CU. Owner of the winning car, Fritz Schmidt (a dentist) receiving a cup.

    (Dupe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    2750.15
    Media URN:
    81131
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:28:00 / 01:25:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3274 E

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