This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    J. Chassagne wins car race on the Isle of man in wet conditions.

  • Description

    Isle of Man.

    Full titles read: "NERVE & SKILL! - J CHASSAGNE - in a Sunbeam - wins Car Tourist Trophy. He did 53 miles per hour for 5 1/2 hrs. over wet roads."

    Racing motor cars are lined up at the starting grid. Car no 4 starts first. Several shots of cars slipping and sliding around wet country lanes. Small crowds gather at the roadside with umbrellas. Good C/U of J Chassagne sitting in his car after his victory holding onto handbreak. He is surrounded by crowds of people.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    268.27
    Media URN:
    22979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:37:00 / 01:34:36:00
    Canister:
    G 882

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    RAC Tourist Trophy on the Mountain Circuit, Isle of Man, 1922.

    Jean Chassagne wins in a 3-litre TT Sunbeam.

    The white car at the start is one of the three 3-litre Bentleys: No.6 Hawkes (Bentley No.9 was driven by W.O. Bentley himself).

    x
    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment