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  • Description

    Natal, South Africa.

    "Meet the fellows who slide and slither on a dust-laden track..." C/U of two men in a sports car. They wear helmets and goggles. L/S of the start of a car race. Lots of spectators line the track. Each car is sent off in turn. Various shots of the race, the cars raise a lot of dust as they speed around the track. Low angle shot as the cars pass. "Steady now!" Lots of dust. High angle of the car passing.

    Note: item length includes opening title sequence. Sequence features the words "Pathe Pictorial - Puts the World Before You" over a shot of the River Thames with Tower Bridge in the background. Intertitle follows which reads: "Recorded by R.C.A. Photophone System.

    Paperwork currently missing for this issue - therefore no music cue information.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51016
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1584.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:05:00 / 01:41:53:00
    Canister:
    PSP 716
    Sort Number:
    PSP 716
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    South Africa Archive
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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