• Short Summary

    Signor Ivanovsky wins the Irish Grand Prix for Italy. Phoenix Park, Dublin, Southern Ireland, Eire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Irish Grand Prix. Signor Ivanovsky wins thrilling International Road Race for Italy by 14 seconds. Phoenix Park, Dublin. Southern Ireland, Eire.

    M/S as the drivers race across to their cars and get in as soon as possible, they draw out of the side and begin the race. M/S as they turn a corner. M/S as firemen spray foam on one car which has caught fire at the back, it moves off again as they are still spraying it. M/S as one crashes into a corner but continues. M/S as one turns around and mounts the pavement then carries on. Various shots of the race with some drivers getting into difficulties and skidding around the course, while others manage a bit better. M/S as Signor Boris Ivanovsky's Alfa-Romeo 6C car comes in. His co-driver is Hugh McConnell. M/S as he waves from his car after the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    828.07
    Media URN:
    19015
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1929
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:27:00 / 01:10:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1625

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Signor Ivanovsky" is Boris Ivanovsky.

    His car is an Alfa-Romeo 6C.

    His co-driver seen with him in the car is Hugh McConnell.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Very helpful. Thank you for the comment.

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