• Short Summary

    Saloon cars are crashed for fun at US fairground track.

  • Description

    Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America (USA).

    SV. Saloon car driven by 'hell driver' - the car is driven backwards. Driver starts to slew it around the right way. SV. Car being driven with the two near-side wheels up a ramp - it crushes and turns over. SCU. Driver jumps out unhurt and waves to the crowds. GV Three cars - two up and over ramps and the third in between the ramps - after leaving ramps they come down on two more ramps and continue on their way. SV. Pan with car which slides up and over ramp. As it comes down it fails to clear another car (which is stationary in its path) and crashes. CU. Driver getting out unhurt. GV. Out of windscreen, of car travelling towards ramp. GV. Towards car as it leaves ramp and flies over the camera.

    (F.G.) (Orig."E")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    545.17
    Media URN:
    31120
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:22:00 / 01:21:54:00
    Canister:
    55/79

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The stunt-driving troupe featured here were called "Jack Kochman's Hell Drivers".

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