• Short Summary

    Indianapolis 500 race is won by driver George Robson.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Indianapolis 500 miles car race, United States of America (USA).

    Crowds gather at race track. Various shots of race, intercut with shots of people watching from scaffolding / car roofs. Several of the cars skid and crash into protective wall and each others. We see winning car pass chequered flag. Winner George Robson drives into enclosure where he is congratulated by crowd and embraced by his wife / girlfriend.

    Other drivers in race include Jimmy Jackson and Paul Russo.

    Date given on old records is 01/07/1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2098.11
    Media URN:
    62977
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:42:00 / 01:27:49:00
    Canister:
    UN 1471 E

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race took place on 30 May 1946.

    The crashed, stationary vehicle at 00:58 is the Number 10 car of Paul Russo.

    Winner George Robson can be seen in the Number 16 car.

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