• Short Summary

    Libero Liberati wins the Grand Prix des Nations motorcycle race in Monza, Italy.

  • Description

    Monza, Italy.

    GV. Elevated shot, riders and bikes at the starting grid prior to start of the 500 c.c. Grand Prix des Nations motorcycle race at Monza. SV. Geoff Duke standing beside his bike with mechanics. Zoom shot as riders push their bikes off at the start. Camera pans with them as they tear away. SV. Pan, three riders coming towards and round right hand bend. LV. Pan shot, four riders rounding right hand bend. SCU. Another rider rounding the bend. LV. Elevated shot, John Surtees riding an MV Augusta, tearing past grand stands in the lead. SV. No 4 Libero Liberati riding a Gilera leading John Surtees as they come down the straight - Libero Liberati was the eventual winner. SV. Liberati rounding right hand bend. LV. Elevated shot, Liberati leading Surtees as they tear past the grandstand. SCU. Another rider flashing down the straight. LV. Elevated shot, Liberati passes the winning line. SV. Spectators sitting in a peculiar type of small stand. LV. Elevated shot, Liberati holding bouquet of flowers surrounded by pressmen and others, as he is acclaimed the "World Champion" in the 500 c.c. class. SCU. Liberati waving to the crowd, Duke who came second is standing on the right of picture.

    (Fine Grain) (Orig. Track "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1501.05
    Media URN:
    48911
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:52:00 / 01:08:44:00
    Canister:
    57/73

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