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  • Short Summary

    Shots of "E" Type Jaguar being driven at speed and shots of stationary car.

  • Description

    Location: M. 1., England / Great Britain

    Two different angles of the car pulling away. Top view pan the car moving along road, CU. Speedometer. Various shots of the car moving along the M.1. Two shots of driver Tracking shot. from the car as it moves along the M1. LV. as the car comes towards camera and comes to a stop N.B. These are selected scenes additional to the cut story which is already in the library. (Orig. Neg.)

    Note: The camera operator is often in shot

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3026.25
    Media URN:
    86288
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:05:00 / 01:59:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 3485 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This Jaguar, Reg. No. 77 RW, is still running as of 2013, and is the oldest surviving open E-type.

    The footage we see here shows the car being tested before its official launch at Geneva in March 1961.

    It's worth noting that this test took place before the mandatory 70mph speed limit came in to force, and the Jaguar reached speeds along the M1 of 149mph!

    More footage can be seen in clip 3026.01.

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