• Short Summary

    Motor hill climb for the Meath Trophy. Cars race up hill in time trial event in County Wicklow.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kelly Wins Enniskerry Hill Climb".

    Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland. Motor hill climb for the Meath Trophy.

    GV Cars parked prior to start. SV Two fans standing by MG. SV Head on shot of Allard. SV MG car. SV Two mechanics looking at MG engine. SV driver screwing cap on wheel. SV Angle shot two types tampering with engine. SV mechanic strapping on bonnet. SV Hand putting in No 8 car. CU Driver putting on crash helmet. MV cars lined up at start. CU Driver in car.

    SV First car away, drives over electrical timing apparatus. CU Wheel of second car going over timing strip. SV Two officials. SV Towards and pan Cooper car starting. SV Back view car waiting to leave. SV Timekeepers. SV Back view car starts. MV Towards and pan Maserati starting. LV Towards and pan to back view Morris Minor negotiating hill. LV Towards and pan girl driver negotiating hill. LV Towards and pan Cooper car under way. LV Towards and pan Maserati taking hill. SV People looking on. LV Towards and pan Maserati taking bend. SV People watching. LV Towards car negotiating hill. CU Pan time keeper attaching cotton to electrical timing apparatus. He walks across road and ties cotton on far side. LV Towards car negotiating hill. LV Towards Joseph Kelly's Maserati passing over finishing line. LV Towards car coming up towards finishing line. CU Electrical contact closes as car breaks cotton. LV Towards car turning bend and over finishing line.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1466.17
    Media URN:
    47830
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:46:00 / 01:28:24:00
    Canister:
    50/34 (Special For Ireland)

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