• Short Summary

    Old cars race from London to Brighton on the veteran car run.

  • Description

    Item title reads - London - Brighton.

    Veteran cars of the 1890's make the journey from London to Brighton. Various C/U's of the cars as they move along from Hyde Park and go through the streets of London. Good shot of a car driving along with Big Ben in the background. C/U of a headlamp shaking violently when the car comes to a standstill. L/S as the cars stop for a rest at Crawley in Sussex.

    Two boys help one of the cars along. Occupants of one of the cars shelter behind an umbrella. Various shots of the cars that stayed the course driving through the crowds who greet them in Madeira drive. C/U as one driver tries to start his car by swinging the handle, a cloud of fumes from the exhaust envelopes him. C/U of the front of one of the cars.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1416.02
    Media URN:
    46121
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:15:00 / 01:02:14:00
    Canister:
    46/93

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