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  • Short Summary

    Motor Road Racing is resumed for the first time since the First World War in Le Mans, France.

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    Le Mans, France.

    Intertitle: "MOTOR ROAD RACING RESUMED in France - for the first time since the war. Frederich wins the Circuit de la Sarthe trophy for cycle-cars".

    M/S of a racing car coming round the bend of a suburban road, a race official waves a flag at the car. A crowd of spectators watch from behind a high fence at the side of the road. The first car is followed by another gushing smoke from its exhaust. High angled shot, looking through the branches of a tree, of two cars rounding a bend. L/S of a racing car coming down a dusty track, in the foreground two men watch the race. L/S of a racing car coming to the end of the race, behind the barriers people wave their hats and cheer, a photographer leaps out to take a picture. C/U of the winning driver - Frederich - sitting in his car, surrounded by well-wishers.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:48:00 / 01:46:34:00
    G 700

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