• Short Summary

    Farina wins a motor race in Libya - driving through desert roads.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Motor Race In Tripoli".

    Tripoli, Libya.

    Shots of stands with flags flying.

    VS of crowds of spectators arriving and filling the stands and of cars arriving in the car park prior to the race.

    VS of the race in progress along the roads that make up the course, good quality shots of Alfa Romeos and Maseratis racing round typically North African roads. Many cut-ins of crowd watching including many Italian soldiers (among them is General / Marshal Italo Balbo). Shots of crews keeping in radio contact with their cars.

    G Farina wins the event and is presented with cup by high ranking Italian officer - Marshal Balbo.

    (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1047.08
    Media URN:
    20840
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:32:00 / 01:11:20:00
    Canister:
    40/46 (Dublin)

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