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  • 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.

    Note: This item is identical to story that appears on Pathe Master Tape *PM272*.

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    Film ID:
    272.04
    Media URN:
    23034
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:02:00 / 01:04:03:00
    Canister:
    G 888

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

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

    Jean Chassagne won in a 3-litre Sunbeam TT.

    The white No.6 car shown at the start is W.D. Hawkes 3-litre Bentley, one of three entered by the factory for this event (W.O. Bentley himself was one of the drivers).

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