• Short Summary

    Footage of the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in Germany.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "GERMAN GRAND PRIX"

    Motor racing at the Nurburgring in Germany. Various shots of the race in progress. L/S of Swastika flags flying and a large Zeppelin flying overhead. God aerial shots of the race. Good M/S's of the drivers in their motor cars. Several mores shots of the race in progress. The race is won by Rudolph Caracciola for the sixth time. Good M/S of the winner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1015.48
    Media URN:
    20085
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1939
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:38:00 / 01:52:38:00
    Canister:
    39/61

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The race took place on 23 July 1939.

    The zeppelin seen is the Graf Zeppelin II (LZ-130).

    "Rudolph Caratola" should read Rudolph Caracciola. he wins the race in his Mercedes-Benz W154.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied

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