• Short Summary

    Brooklands car racing.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HOLIDAY RACING AT BROOKLANDS - Smaller crowd than usual probably owing to weather."

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    Crowds at Brooklands racetrack. Racing car being wheeled on track before the start of a race. Start of the 4th Handicap race, cars are off. Various shots of the cars racing and crowds watching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    769.21
    Media URN:
    8214
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:46:00 / 01:39:23:00
    Canister:
    34/64

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    A compilation of clips from different races.

    00:18 - John Cobb's Napier-Railton being pushed through the paddock to the start.
    00:36 - cars (mostly MGs & Bugattis) being flagged away for a handicap race, then
    00:59 - turning right on to the (clockwise) Mountain Circuit.
    01:08 - cars running anticlockwise on the Outer Circuit (Byfleet Banking).
    01:17 - cars coming around the Fork turn on the Mountain Circuit.

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