• Short Summary

    Irishman Pat Flaherty wins 500 mile Indianapolis auto race by 30 seconds.

  • Description

    Indianapolis, United States of America (USA).

    A five hundred mile international car race in Indianapolis starts. LV. Towards, the cars coming along having just started race. SV. Camera stationary, cars speeding past. LV. Towards pan, as car goes past. Cars seems to be more spread out now. SV. Static shot, two cars speed by. SV. Spectator cheering. LV. Towards and past, three cars racing along. LV. Two cars racing away. SV. & past car No 16. LTV. Car skidding on track and one up on grass verge. LV. Cars coming towards and one coming off a grass verge and sliding sideways down track, behind him is another car. LV. Car standing in wrong direction with smoke coming from it up on side of track. Driver jumps out to the side of the track. SV. & past, two cars racing along (2 shots). SV. & past, two more cars. SV. Two cars racing past camera. SCU. One car past camera. SV. Another car past camera. SV. And another. SCU. Crowd cheering. SV. Towards & past, another car. AS. Man waves chequered flag. SV. Towards, the winner's car coming in the pits. SV. The winner, Irishman Pat Flaherty, stands up in his car. SV. Photographers taking pictures of him. SCU. Film star Virginia Mayo gives him a kiss.

    (F.G.) (Orig.A.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    591.08
    Media URN:
    31979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:26:00 / 01:17:14:00
    Canister:
    56/46

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