• Short Summary

    24 hour Grand Prix sports car race held in Le Mans - Argentinean Gonzales wins.

  • Description

    Le Mans, France.

    GV towards and pan, start of race. Air view, pan with cars under bridge. LV towards, cars under bridge. SV pan, car racing at speed, No 2 Cunningham. SV procession of cars racing past. SV pan, Gonzales driving Ferrari (No 4). Air view, two cars racing along road. GV cars racing, past stands as dusk falls. CU playboy diplomat, husband of Barbara Hutton, Parfirio Rubirosa with Zsa Zsa Gabor. GV cars racing past with headlights on, night. SCU driver closing cockpits after refuelling. Back view, car driving off into night. GV cars racing past during night. SV press box. LV towards and pan, Gonzales in his Ferrari driving through the rain. SV pan, Jaguar No 14, driven by Tony Rolt, chasing Ferrari in rain. SV car driving past at speed. LV car No 7 skidding into side of road. SV car No 7. LV Gonzales on Ferrari racing towards. SV pan, Gonzales in Ferrari racing towards. LV Jaguar No 14 pulling up at pits, co-driver on wall hurrying things up. SV crowd. SV pan, car No 14 racing a way in teaming rain. Angle shot, girl looking through binoculars. LV towards, Jaguar No 14 speeding up track in rain. SV towards and pan, car No 4 racing towards line. LV towards, Ferrari crossing line. SV crowd. SV Jaguar No 14 with battered front driving into pit. SV crowd cheering. CU Gonzales. SV Prince Bernhard presenting bouquet to winners Jose Froilan Gonzales of Argentina and his co-driver Maurice Trintignant of France.

    (F.G.) (Orig.F.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:43:00 / 01:03:22:00

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