• Short Summary

    International Motor Car Race at Cork, won by Mr H B Prestwich in an MG.

  • Description

    Title reads: "International Motor Car Race at Cork".

    Cork, Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).

    Various shots of mechanics and drivers preparing racing cars for race. There are 14 entries this year. Various shots of race start, in stages. Various shots of race, it takes place on roads, passing through towns and countryside. Crowds watch from side of road. Cars competing include Maseratis and Alpha Romeo. It is raining heavily, cars throw up large sprays of water. We see one car having a pit stop. Various shots of winning car passing chequered flag and being driven off course. The winner is Mr H B Prestwich (sp.?) of Chester, driving an MG.

    Note: may have once been part of LNER issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    941.10
    Media URN:
    14041
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:15:00 / 01:26:36:00
    Canister:
    37/44

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