• Short Summary

    Old Crocks Hyde Park to Brighton race.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "OLD TIMERS SHOW HOW".

    London & Brighton, West Sussex.

    Competitors cranking old cars, getting ready for the Hyde Park to Brighton race. Close up shot of a man. Close up shot of hands cranking car. Long shot of the cars starting journey from Hyde Park. Close up shot of a starter. Close up shot, pan - an old car. Cars going over Westminster Bridge, Houses of Parliament in background. Towards, cars in line moving slowly through crowded street. Back shot of car with smoking exhaust. Drivers having refreshment. Close up shot of driver having tea, pan to car being filled with petrol. Long shot of cars starting on next stage of journey. Broken down car. Close up shot of motorists looking at car's engine. Close up shot of smoke pouring from engine. Towards, driver and passenger urging car up hill. Close up shot of signpost 'To Brighton.' Long shot of finishing point. Pan with car finishing race. Smoke pouring from car. Close up shot of disconsolate driver.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:02:00 / 01:16:13:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event took place on 14 November 1948.

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