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  • Short Summary

    Captain W Barnato and Mr C Rubin win the 24 hours endurance test in a Bentley at Le Mans.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Great British Motor Triumph - After thrilling duel with the American Stutz... Capt. W. Barnato and Mr. C. Rubin in a Bentley win 24 hours endurance test averaging 69 1/2 miles per hour."

    Le Mans, France.

    Various shots of cars racing through a town and the countryside in the 24 hours endurance test at Le Mans. M/S of a car coming over the finishing line. M/S of Captain Barnato and Mr Rubin sitting in their winning car after the race, surrounded by people who eventually start to cheer.

    Followed by a repeat of the opening titles and further footage of the race, as well as some shots already described above.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    736.25
    Media URN:
    34984
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:50:00 / 01:40:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1514

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    24 Hours of Le Mans on 16th & 17th June 1928.

    The winners were Woolf Barnato and Bernard Rubin in No.4 - the 4½-Litre Bentley "Old Mother Gun."

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