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  • Short Summary

    British woman driver, Viollette Cordery, celebrates having broken motoring world record.

  • Description

    Milan, Italy.

    Title: "MOTORING RECORDS BROKEN ... WHOLESALE! by Miss Viollette Cordery - famous British Woman Driver - driving in All-British 'Invicta' Car".

    M/S of the 'Invicta' car, Miss C. sits in the driving seat next to a male passenger, seven other men stand around the parked vehicle. M/S of Miss C. in the driving seat, she is almost obscured by the large bouquets she is holding, a small crowd surrounds the car. C/U of Miss C. struggling to hold the large bouquets, one of the men in the crowd behind her pours a bottle of champagne into glasses. C/U of Miss C. still in the driving seat holding the flowers, she lifts a champagne glass and smiles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    486.05
    Media URN:
    25647
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:03:00 / 01:09:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1282

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The title card for this clip spells the subject's name incorrectly - "Viollette Cordery" should read Violette Cordery.

    That correction accordingly needs making in the description's text and tags.

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