• Short Summary

    Footage of the Indianapolis Grand Prix in the United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX"

    Various shots of the in Indianapolis motor car race in progress in Illinois in the United States of America. L/S of Bob Swanson's car spinning out of control and into the path of Roy Rogers. He promptly loses control and plunges of the track to his death. Swanson's car bursts intuit flames as he is thrown from his car. Marshals carry the injured body off the track. The race is won by Wilbur Shaw. Good M/S of Shaw sitting in his car pouring water over his steaming head smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1009.33
    Media URN:
    14332
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:23:00 / 01:42:05:00
    Canister:
    39/47

Comments (1)

  1. Vitesse says

    Floyd Roberts - not Roy Rogers!

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