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  • Short Summary

    An item about a daring motor race in the mountains of Colorado.

  • Description

    Colorado Springs, United States of America.

    Intertitle: "Motoring Extraordinary. Pike's Peak, 14,110 feet high with 147 bad curves, successfully climbed".

    M/S of a racing car on a mountainside path, a man signals to the driver with a flag and it drives away. The car has a large number five painted on the radiator, the man signals to the next car in line - number six. L/S, looking down a snowy mountain track, spectators line the way, a racing car drives past. Good L/S of pine covered mountains. L/S of a car making its way around a deserted snowy track at the edge of a mountain. L/S of a car driving up a rocky slope, spectators on the brow of the hill are silhouetted against the sky. M/S of a car coming around a bend at a great speed, a small group of spectators cheer wildly. Various shots of the car driving on mountain paths, creating large dust clouds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    222.14
    Media URN:
    21987
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:52:00 / 01:21:06:00
    Canister:
    G 720

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