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  • Short Summary

    People bring out their vintage motor cars for a race from London to Brighton.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Gallant "old crocks". 30 of 34 starters complete journey in under 4 1/2 hours schedule time - the 27 year old Lanchester in 2 hours!' London - Brighton.

    L/S as the vintage cars drive up the street watched by crowds at the side, a man points them in the right direction. L/S of a man looking at the cars lined up. Various shots of people in their cars which have signs on the side including '1898 Stephens' and '1902 De Dion'. L/S as the cars race up the street watched by the crowds.

    Various shots of the old motor cars as they race, various shots as people pose in them.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:54:41 to the end of the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    766.23
    Media URN:
    35423
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:50:00 / 01:56:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1557

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