• Short Summary

    Italian Piero Tarriffi breaks car speed record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ITALIAN BREAKS SPEED RECORD".

    Rome, Italy. Italian Piero Tarriffi breaks car speed record.

    Top shot of speed car on roadway. Close up shot of engine - Guzzi 500, pan along car. Close up shot of exhaust and engine ventilation holes. Driver, Piero Tarriffi, enters the car, getting ready to challenge car speed record held by Goldie Gardner of Britain. Close up shot of the driver pulling up cockpit cover. Top shot, flap being elevated. Close up shot of flap being lifted. Close up shot of timing apparatus. Close up shot of another piece of equipment. Car is pushed and starts moving towards camera. Long shot, pan, car past under bridge. Speed measuring team. Close up shot of piece of apparatus. Long shot, pan with car as it moves past camera at speed. Close up shot of a man speaking into phone. Long shot, pan with car moving past camera at speed in opposite direction.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1444.07
    Media URN:
    47224
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:07:00 / 01:11:51:00
    Canister:
    48/100

Comments (1)

  1. JohnB64 says

    Small correction - the driver is Piero Taruffi, not \"Tarriffi\".

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