• Short Summary

    British entrants in the Monte Carlo Rally leave from Glasgow and travel via Folkestone.

  • Description

    Glasgow, Scotland & Folkestone, Kent

    GV Cars lined up at Blythswood Square, Glasgow. (first 7 for super title).

    CU Sign "Rallye Monte Carlo" on top of car.

    SV Crowd around cars. SV. Left to right, Mrs. Nancy Mitchell, Mrs. E. Wisdom and Miss Sheila Van Damm (Windmill theatre proprietor's daughter.) The Sunbeam Talbot Women's Team. SCU Coiled ropes on top of car.

    SV The starter, Lord Provost of Glasgow, Sir Victor Warren, taking position. SV Cars rolling up to start. SCU The starter sends first car away. SCU Reverse angle, starter sends next car away (it is a VW Volkswagen Beetle). SV Car passing through crowded Glasgow streets. GV S.S. Dinard alongside at Folkestone - early morning. SV Car being hoisted aboard. LV Cars arriving alongside Dinard. SV Officials inspecting cars. MV Another car going aboard. SV Mr. F. P. Ground (driving Jowett) shaving with electric razor, pan to Mrs Ground and Mr Hay chatting to official. CU Mr. Ground shaving. SV Another car going into hold. CU Name on bows "Dinard". SV Passengers waving. LV Dinard sailing away.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene "A")

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:26:00 / 01:01:30:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Mrs. E. Wisdom" is Elsie Wisdom.

    "Mr. F. P. Ground" should read Frank Grounds.

    "Mrs Ground" should read Lola Grounds.

    "Mr Hay" is Jack Hay.

    "(driving Jowett)" could be expanded to "driving a Jowett Javelin".

    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