• Short Summary

    The Mille Miglia one of the motor racing's most gruelling races held over 1,000 miles.

  • Description

    Brescia, Italy.

    MS. Racing car No. 98 being sent off at the start in Brescia of the Mille Miglia car race. No. 99 follows after & No. 100. MS. Starter flags off another car. WS. Spectators line the pavement as a car races past the camera. WS. Car racing uphill. WS. Car arcing round an uphill bend. WS. Car No. 52. WS. Road with tight bends seen as a car races down camera pans MS. Car races around a tight bend. WS. A car stopped at a checkpoint and it races off another follows.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    825.08
    Media URN:
    9758
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:37:00 / 01:17:15:00
    Canister:
    35/33

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race began on 14 April 1935.

    "Racing car No. 98" - that's Achille Varzi driving a Maserati 6C.

    "No. 99 follows" - that's Gianni Battaglia driving an Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza.

    "No. 100" - that's Franco Cortese driving an Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Pescara.

    x
    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment