• Short Summary

    National 24-hour pedal car race for charity at Bristol.

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    No title. National 24-hour pedal car race for charity, Bristol, Avon.

    C/U man dropping flag to start National Pedal Car Race. Panning L/S as drivers run across track in Le Mans-style start. They leap into their go-carts and drive off. L/S as they go away from camera. M/S pedal cars come past camera. Tracking shot during race of car. C/U ditto. L/S as cars take bend. Panning shot cars racing during night. C/U one going very slowly. L/S the pits where the pedal car teams rest, eat and make repairs. M/S wheel being welded in pits. C/U ditto. M/S people resting. C/U cooking on cooking stove. Panning shot cars still going round the following day. M/S all-women team in chequered shirts changing the driver of their car. Panning shot cars in race. L/S as flag is dropped at the end of 24 hours, car No. 1 wins. M/S other cars going past chequered flag. Panning C/U car with badly buckled wheels coming past camera. Most of the competitors are students.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:07:00 / 01:45:27:00

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