• Short Summary

    Paris to Monaco road race.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Monte Carlo Rally".

    Paris, France - Monte Carlo, Monaco.

    Intertitle reads: "Triumph of British car for second year running gives enormous interest to these pictures, held over during national mourning".

    Various shots motorists leaving checkpoint in Paris - all cars are numbered as they are taking part in Monte Carlo race.

    Point of view shots from cars driving out of Paris and through countryside. Various night shots drivers arriving at checkpoint at Figeac. Night shots competitors driving in rain. L/S winter dawn. C/U back of driver, pan to off-duty Pathe cameraman sleeping on back-seat.

    Various shots cars driving in snow, they past locals in village of St. Flour. Various shots cars reaching another checkpoint. L/S Monte Carlo skyline. Various shots cars driving down mountainside road. L/S sea front. Various shots cars arriving at finishing point. Various shots drivers talking to wives and press reporters. Various shots prize giving ceremony: Pat Moss and Elizabeth Nystrom are given special women driver's prize, overall winner was Timo Makinen and Paul Easter in a Mini Cooper.

    Drivers featured are: Anne Hall, Tilly, Williams, Harry Kjallestrom, Haakansson, Dinwiddy, Bowyer, Burle, Haie, Charles Pollard, Huges, Ray Pinder, Joe Foster, Fred Sleight, Paddy Hopkirk, Donald Morely, Timo Makinen, Paul Easter, Pat Moss-Carlsson, Erik Carlsson.

    Cars featured: Rover 2000, Austin-Cooper, Mini-Cooper, Imp, Triumph TR4, E-type Jaguar, MG 1100, Datsun, Saab.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:15:00 / 01:55:21:00

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