• Short Summary

    Model cars that can race at 60 mph.

  • Description

    Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset.

    C/U 2 men, Alban Adams and Christopher Crockett, who make their own model racing cars. C/U model tyre home-made in special moulds. The cars are perfect replicas of various Formula 3 cars built to a scale of one sixteenth. They run on an eggcup full of diesel oil.

    C/U Alban Adams putting finishing touches to one of the racing cars. Some of the cars are put on racing track with a simple fitting which keeps them on single track lines. (Looks like an early Scalextrix). Top shot of 4 cars racing round the track.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    43.04
    Media URN:
    2023
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:57:00 / 01:08:04:00
    Canister:
    CP 075

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