• Short Summary

    Children watching model car race at model racetrack in Barnet.

  • Description

    Barnet, London.

    CU. Model racing cars approaching camera - speeding along model racetrack. CU. Cars going away from camera. TS. Following cars. CU. Man watching. CU. Another man watching. CU. Another man watching. TS. Following cars. CU. Three kiddies looking through wire. MS. Group of men working on model cars on table. CU. Man working, displays bottom of car. CU. & BCU. Fitting on wheels. BCU. Car without bodywork, hands filling petrol tank. TS. Men working at bench on cars, two stand up and one puts starting cord into car. CU. Putting starting cord in and vibrating it backwards and forwards to start engine. MS. Starting car by another method - wheel fixed on table put on flywheel of car and the wheel is turned. CU. Starting car with wheel. CU. Kiddies looking through wire. MS. Start of race, each man holds own car on track, lets go on starter's orders. MS. Cars race round track. CU. Cars speeding past camera. CU. Cars approach camera and speed past. Follow-shot car outside rails at speed. CU. Cars speed past. CU. Cars racing, audience in background looking through wire. TS. Cars racing. Cars racing. CU. Kiddies watching. MS. Two cars racing neck and neck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1347.25
    Media URN:
    44447
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:44:00 / 01:47:16:00
    Canister:
    NP 319

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The men are all members of The North London Society of Model Engineers, (still going as of 2012).

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