• Short Summary

    G. E. Abecassis wins the Imperial Trophy motorcar race at Crystal Palace, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Crystal Palace.

    Motor racing for Imperial trophy. London.

    M/S as the racing cars set off, various shots as they speed around the bends, M/S as G.E. (George) Abecassis passes the finish line first. M/S as he is presented with the trophy.

    Cataloguer's note: there is an item containing the same material entitled 'Imperial Trophy - Motor Racing' in 38/78 on *PM0983*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    983.34
    Media URN:
    18129
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1938
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:01:00 / 01:54:35:00
    Canister:
    38/81

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "G E Abecassis" is George Abecassis.

    The date of the event is 8 October 1938.

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  2. roycousins says

    George Abecassis winning in his supercharged 1½-litre Alta.

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