• Short Summary

    Jack Fairman wins Rouen Grand Prix in an Aston Martin.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Rouen Grand Prix, France.

    LS as racing drivers run to their sports cars and the race starts. Various shots race in progress. MS woman race official with stop watch. Various shots race in progress. Night shots race, cars have headlights on. Several shots of eventual winner - an Aston Martin driven by Jack Fairman. Various shots cars passing marshal waving chequered flag. CUs of Jack Fairman: sitting in his car, removing his helmet and receiving bunch of flowers.

    Date on dope sheet is 13/06/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2776.05
    Media URN:
    81625
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:12:00 / 01:14:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 3359 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event was a 4-hour race held on 12 June 1960.

    "Jack Fairmann" should read Jack Fairman (2 mentions to change). His Aston Martin is an Aston Martin DBR1.

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