• Short Summary

    2000 mile Glasgow to Monte Carlo rally begins - first stage is Glasgow to Dover.

  • Description

    Glasgow to Dover.

    SV. Cars lined up at starting point in Glasgow for the beginning of the 2000 mile Glasgow to Monte Carlo rally. SCU. Lord Provost and officials looking at entrants. SV. Cars lined up. SV. Crowd. SV. Lord Provost Kerr starting James Risk and Donald Morley in Zephyr. Flags off. Pan to back view. SCU. W. C. Johnson and W. T. Henn off in Austin. SV. Crowd. SV. Towards and pan, Hugh Galt and Charles Collins, Daimler Conquest. Travel shot, competitors through icy roads. LS. Towards and pan, Douglas Farquarson & J. Peters speeding along a snow covered country road (Standard). SV. Travel shot, snow covered country road (Standard). SV. Travel shot, snow covered road. GV. Travel shot snow covered road. GV. Travel shot snow covered countryside. CU. Road sign 'Kilmarnock'. LV. Morris Davis & R. J. Bint (Zodiac) through Kilmarnock, & SV. Pan, Mrs Jo Ashfield and Mrs Clark (Zephyr). Travel shot, worsening roads (not snowing). SV. Pan, car travelling down frozen road. LV. Snow plough clearing road. SV. Car being pushed onto road in blizzard. SV. Abandoned lorry on roadside. SV. Sheep running through deep snow. CU. Police notice road closed. SV. Car stuck in snow (camera car). SV. Arthur Lineker and George Neville (Vauxhall) in crash, & CU. SV. Back view, stranded motorist by roadside (camera car). Travel shot, car travelling through the night, a rally car passes at speed, snow falling. Travel shot icy roads, snow falling at night. Travel shot icy roads, snow falling headlights of approaching car. SV. Cuthbert Harrison with his son Edward walking into customs and control. GV. Interior. CU. Passport check and forms signing. SV. Andy and Chris Neal (sisters, girls) arriving. STV. Cars at control point. SCU. Andy and Chris Neal wearing ear muffs, being checked. STV. Cars driving into the Channel ferry. & SV. Pan shot, AS. Sign 'Welcome to S.S. Lord Warden - and Good Luck'. SV. Another car driving onto ferry. LV. S.S. Lord Warden leaving quayside. Glasgow to Monte Carlo rally continues on the continent.

    (Neg.) (title scene "D")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:59:00 / 01:07:40:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    Great film!
    That is my Mother and Aunt at the end, Andy and Chrissie Neil. I have noticed that you have the spelling of their surname wrong

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