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  • Short Summary

    RAC car rally at Woodcote House - includes vintage and modern cars.

  • Description

    Woodcote House, Woodcote Park, London.

    Various shots of the vintage and veteran cars being displayed in the grounds of Woodcote House at start of RAC (Royal Automobile Club) car rally. Some modern cars including E-type Jaguar, Rover Gas Turbine, Rolls Royce Silver Cloud come after the old cars. Various shots of the people sitting in the grounds watching the cars.

    (Orig.Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 27/07/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2667.02
    Media URN:
    79249
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:16:00 / 01:13:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 3772 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst the cars seen in this clip are;

    At 0:10, a 1913 Rolls Royce 45/50hp Silver Ghost (Reg. No. R 2121).

    At 0:20, a 1915 Sunbeam 20hp Tourer (Reg. No. NK 4008).

    At 1:22, an Hispano-Suiza, (exact model unknown at this point, Reg. No. XX 3883).

    At 1:36, a Bugatti Type 46, (Reg. No. BGK 936).

    At 2:17, the Humber staff car used by Field Marshal Montgomery, known as "Old Faithful".

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