• Short Summary

    Andrew Cowan wins London - Sydney marathon in Hillman Hunter car.

  • Description

    No title - Hillman Hunter wins London - Sydney marathon.

    M/S Citroen passing through woodland. M/S Lucien Bianchi motoring along road, pan with car as he goes into check control. M/S pan as car passes camera. M/S as another car passes camera. M/S old cart on side of road. L/S as Rauno Aaltonen in B.M.C. 1800 goes down road and into checkpoint control. Various shots B. Hodgeson in Ford Falcon. M/S pan S. Zasada whizzing past camera. M/S Ford Falcon G.T., driven by Ian Vaughan. M/S crowd at checkpoint. M/S British flag.

    M/S winning car with team Andrew Cowan, Brian Coyle and Colin Malkin coming in. M/S mass of photographers. M/S driver getting out. M/S car in second place. C/U names of drivers of Ford Falcon on side of car. C/U car. M/S as another car pulls in. M/S car driven by Paddy Hopkirk. C/U Paddy walking about after the race. M/S Paddy's car. M/S car pulling in. Various shots as Porsche pulls in. C/U Roger Clark coming in. C/U and M/S Land Rover with skull and crossbones on front. M/S men standing round it. L/S crowd. M/S winners swigging champagne out of bottle and glasses. Various shots as they drink whilst people interview them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2087.27
    Media URN:
    57051
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:48:00 / 01:49:17:00
    Canister:
    68/104

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "M/S Citroen passing through woodland." - it's a Citroen DS21.

    "Lucien Bianchi motoring along road" - Bianchi is also driving a Citroen DS21.

    "Various shots B. Hodgeson in Ford Falcon" - that should read Bruce Hodgson.

    "M/S pan S. Zasada whizzing past camera." - that's Sobieslaw Zasada, in a Porche 911S.

    "C/U Roger Clark coming in." - Clark's car is a Ford Cortina Lotus.

    "C/U and M/S Land Rover" - it's the Land Rover of Gavin Thompson.

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