• Short Summary

    Vintage Bentleys make pilgrimage to Le Mans on Golden Jubilee of the Bentley Company.

  • Description

    No titles. Bentleys celebrate golden jubilee.

    Newhaven, East Sussex.

    Various shots of fabulous vintage Bentley cars arriving at Newhaven ferry. Commentator explains this is the Golden Jubilee year of the Bentley and these cars are going across the Channel to France in a pilgrimage to Le Mans - scene of great victories for Bentleys in the 1920s and 1930s. Members of the Bentley Drivers' Club and their families are seen sitting in the beautiful old cars.

    Shots of 81-year-old founder of the company, WO Bentley talking to some people in an old Bentley car. More shots of the vintage cars arriving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2225.34
    Media URN:
    57450
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:08:00 / 01:48:00:00
    Canister:
    69/74

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "GJ 3811" is a 6.5 Litre Bentley.

    "YE 4557" is a 3 Litre Bentley.

    "UU 5999" is a 6.5 Litre Bentley.

    "XL 4766" is a 3 Litre Bentley.

    "RU 6913" is a 4.5 Litre Bentley.

    "XU 8859" is a 3 Litre Bentley.

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