• Short Summary

    R.A.C. rally round Britain.

  • Description

    Item title reads - R.A.C. rally.

    Round Britain.

    L/S car park full of cars. M/S as Graham Hill drops flag and the cars race off. M/S crowd watching. M/S Erik Carlsson followed by wife Pat Moss in her car. C/U as Brian Melia speeds along in a Ford Cortina GT. Various shots as they drive along roads. C/U profile driver. M/S Pat Moss arriving at Camel Hill checkpoint near Bristol. M/S Morley Brothers (Don and Earle) arriving. Interior shots of drivers being served. C/U Pat Moss at counter. C/U Miss Rosemary Smith and Miss Susan Reeves seated at table having meal. Various shots drivers seated at tables.

    Tracking shot through snow covered mountains in North Wales. M/S pan Triumph 2000 with J. Thuner and J. Gretener as they go past camera. M/S Russians in car going past camera. M/S Pat Moss going past in Saab Sports. M/S Cortina going past controlling skid. M/S mechanic turning over Hillman Imp belonging to Andrew Cowan. M/S Hillman on its side, pan to show Saab with J. Neilsen and M. Lunde going past. M/S Rover 2000 with Anne Hall and P. Spencer. M/S Mini with Harry Kallstrom. M/S Erik Carlsson's Saab Sports going past. Various shots as drivers skid along roads, including Walter Wint in his Opel Kadett. L/S cars going down mountain road.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided some more information. This event took place between 21 and 25th November 1965. Also featured are an Austin Healey Mark 3000 Mark III. The "Russians in car goin past camera" are actually Poles - Sobieslaw Zasada and Kazimierz Osinski in a Steyr-Puch 650.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1826.19
    Media URN:
    55699
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1965
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:38:00 / 01:39:15:00
    Canister:
    65/95

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