• Short Summary

    Car manufacturer Daphne Arnott prepares her cars to race at Silverstone.

  • Description

    Girl car manufacturer.

    Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

    M/S's of several men and a girl pulling racing car down a ramp from the lorry. M/S of car's manufacturer Daphne Arnott operating the steering wheel. C/U man watching. C/U of another in white overall. M/S of Daphne looking at one of her 500cc cars as two men test front wheels. C/U as she unscrews spark plugs. C/U front of car with words "SPLIT" written on it. Various shots as she adjusts car with spanner and speaks to mechanic. M/S man looking on. M/S as she carries fuel cans towards car, she holds funnel as mechanic pours fuel into tank. Various shots of mechanic painting No.3 on car. Daphne helps to place cowling back over the engine. Various shots as they pull the car out and start it off with a push. M/S of the start of the race. Various shots as Daphne watches from pits as cars speed past. M/S of winner coming in. Daphne runs to car and shakes hands with driver.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1389.28
    Media URN:
    45418
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:57:00 / 01:54:25:00
    Canister:
    NP 473

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