• Short Summary

    Stirling Moss breaks five world speed records in one day at Salt Flats in Utah, USA.

  • Description

    Salt Flats at Bonneville, Utah, United States of America (USA).

    GV. Mechanics wheel out the special MG car. CU. Racing driver Stirling Moss adjusting helmet getting ready to break car speed record at Salt Flats in Utah. He turns round and walks towards car. GV. Shed with board over the top marked "Official Timing Stand". MG. Ex 181. SV. Interior, time keepers sitting at tables waiting for start. CU. Perspex lid closed over Moss. GV. Mechanics run along pushing car and release it. Car goes on its own now. GV. Man at timing hut, looking through binoculars. GV. The MG warming up. LV. MG still warming up, it flashes by. CU. Timing gadgets in timekeepers box, & CU. GV. Pan as Moss flashes across the "Flats". SV. Time keepers talking to each other, checking instruments. SV. Towards, Moss's car coming in. SCU. Officials looking through window at car. GV. People crowded round car. SV. Moss sitting in the car. He breaks five world speed records in one day.

    (Fine Grain) (Orig. Track B)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1499.39
    Media URN:
    48866
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:49:00 / 01:56:59:00
    Canister:
    57/71

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