• Short Summary

    Ted Pankhurst wins the stock car race at Brands Hatch.

  • Description

    Brands Hatch.

    Start of the stock car race at Brands Hatch. SV. Starter waving flags as cars roll up for the start. LV. As the starter jumps in the air, he runs off and the cars roar past. LV. Cars going away from camera. SV. As one is turned round on track by another. CU. Pan, car No 266, Alan Gayzer. LV. Pan, cars coming very fast round track. SV. As one goes too fast round corner and spins. LV. Car No 216. hits a barrel, comes sideways across track and another car hits him and pushes him into banking. LV. Cars at speed. LV. Car out of control swerving across track being very narrowly missed by others. LV. Car bouncing over barrel. LV. Another car skids off track. LV. As another car just manages to squeeze through the wreckage. GV. One car stops on track and just pulls off to avoid collision with another coming up fast. LV. Cars at speed as two skid off. LV. Pan, cars at speed, & SV. Pan, & Closer shot. GV. Cars at speed, one knocks a barrel flying then skids across track. LV. As he hits another barrel on inside of track GV. As the car out of control comes off track. The starter who was coming to the edge of the track to flag the finish is chased by this car which eventually hits the bank, just missing the starter. SV. Cars at speed. GV. As the starter waves the finishing flag. SV. Ted Pankhurst comes up to receive cup, he is the winner. CU. As he receives cup and kiss from Linda Doll.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:07:06:00

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