• Short Summary

    Old cars race from London to Brighton.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Old crocks run to Brighton.

    Old cars race from London to Brighton.

    L/S as the camera pans across the cars gathered for the race. M/S of them lined up, various shots as they begin the race and chug along. M/S as they pass over Westminster Bridge, some need a push. M/S as one man tinkers in the car, another is pushed along. M/S of Captain Eyston waving as he passes in his 1903 Mercedes. Various good shots as they drive along the sea front at Brighton. Various shots as they come to the end of the race.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    989.13
    Media URN:
    18214
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1938
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:54:00 / 01:10:50:00
    Canister:
    38/94

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The car seen at 00:37 (Reg. No. FP 39) is an 1898 Star 3.5hp Dogcart.

    At 00:40, a car stops outside the Embassy Picture House at Crawley.

    SEE ALSO CLIP 2963.09.

  2. jamied says

    The date of the event is 20 November 1938.

  3. jamied says

    More footage of this event is contained in clip 2963.09.

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