• Short Summary

    Reg Parnell wins the international trophy motor car race at Silverstone.

  • Description

    Silverstone Race Track, Northamptonshire.

    LV. Cars racing towards camera at International Trophy car race at Silverstone. Copse Corner, cars racing. CU. Pan, car No 1 with Fangio at wheel, racing towards Copse Corner. CU. Pan, car No 35, Reg Parnell, racing in his Thinwall special Ferrari. CU. Pan, car No 2, with Farina at wheel, passes car No 8. CU. Earl Howe watching.

    LV. Towards, production cars racing, pan to back view. Side view, pan, MG's racing. Car No 25 overtaking car No 30. CU. Pan, MG No 11 racing. LV. Car No 21, Salvadori in his Frazer-Nash, crashing and overturning several times. SV. Wrecked car with ambulance men attending to Salvadori in background. SV. Ambulance men attending to Salvadori. CU. Overturned car with ambulance drawing up in background. CU. Ambulance men putting Salvadori into ambulance. SV. Wrecked car.

    Top view, start of the final of the international trophy, bad weather. LV. Parnell in car No 35 racing towards Stowe corner in pouring rain. GV. Cars racing towards. SV. Pan, two cars racing past in pouring rain. Angle shot, two cars pass. Top view, towards, cars racing under bridge. LV. Towards and pan, Parnell driving through pouring rain. SV. Towards, car No 25 coming in to pits. CU. Reg Parnell, the winner.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Car Crash Dupe F. ) (Car Crash Lav G. )

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1451.11
    Media URN:
    47417
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1951
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:08:00 / 01:34:54:00
    Canister:
    51/38

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Event took place 5 May 1951.

    "Fangio" is Juan Manuel Fangio. "Farina" is Giuseppe Farina. "Salvadori" is Roy Salvadori.

    x
    Report comment
    Report comment
  2. British Pathé says

    Added to the tags!

    x
    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment