• Short Summary

    Motor car racing in Bo'ness, Scotland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hill climbing trail at Bo'ness".

    Motor car road racing in Scotland.

    M/S of competitors tinkering with motor cars at bottom of hill. Various shots of open topped sports cars racing around country lanes. There a lots of twists and steep slopes. It's the Bo'ness Annual Speed Climb. M/S of group of spectators leaning over barrier at roadside. More shots of race. According to narrator "we don't know who won because the handicapping is very complicated".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    883.18
    Media URN:
    12993
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1936
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:56:00 / 01:31:46:00
    Canister:
    36/43

Comments (4)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst the cars seen here is a 1933 Singer Le Mans 2-seater Tourer.

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  2. buzzy_bee says

    This is not Bowness, in the Lake District, it's Bo'ness, in Central Scotland.

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  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks to both of you! Description and tags have been updated.

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  4. roycousins says

    The car at 00:31 is an Aston Martin.

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