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  • Short Summary

    Marvellous scenes of open top tourers racing along the winding mountainous roads.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Grand Prix Of The Alps. A severe test of car and driver in Switzerland's Annual Auto Race."

    Switzerland

    M/S cars in line on a sunny day with chalet building to the left of camera. Spectators wait about. M/S cars racing up road in valley below with mountains in background. Action footage shows cars racing up winding dusty roads and hairpin bends. The drivers are in open topped cars and wear helmets and goggles. Shot of car crossing finish line. The banner over the line reads: "Mit Bosch...'

    Note: Great scenery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    696.11
    Media URN:
    33313
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:53:00 / 01:17:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1427

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