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  • Short Summary

    The car belonging to the world land speed record holder of 1926 is found buried in Pendine Sands, Wales

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    Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire, Wales

    PARRY THOMAS CAR EXHUMED AT PENDINE SANDS.

    LS Of the car covered up on trailer of car. Var. GV's of Pendine sands and the surrounding countryside. CU Sign giving details of World land speed records broken at Pendine. Parry Thomas had died in 1927 during his attempt to regain the record, and his friends had buried his car in the sand. VS Of the exhumed car. The condition of car is pretty bad but the wheels still go round and the cockpit dials can just be seen.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    3316.09
    Media URN:
    91490
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:56:00 / 01:26:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 4433 D

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