• Short Summary

    Footage of the 1961 Indianapolis 500 in the United States of America.

  • Description

    Pile up in car classic. Indianapolis 500 in the United States of America.

    L/Ss of large crowds lining the track. L/S of thousand of balloons being released before start of race. L/S of the cars coming up tot he start. Several shots of the race in progress. Numerous shots of cars skidding on oil patch, more cars crash and spin, wheels and other debris goes everywhere. L/Ss of officials working to clear the track as other cars speed past. More shots of the race. L/S of AJ Foyt crossing the winning line first. Crowds rush forward to congratulate him. C/U of Foyt wearing a laurel wreath waves to spectators.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1726.15
    Media URN:
    53601
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:05:00 / 01:34:22:00
    Canister:
    61/46

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