• Short Summary

    Cars race around the roads of the Irish town of Limerick. Fontes wins.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Round The Houses'. Cars race through Limerick streets".

    Limerick, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Pan along racing cars lined up in the pit lane for the Limerick motor race.

    CU of racing driver.

    MS of Mayor of Limerick ready to wave flag to start the race.

    Cars speed away from the start. Fontes, C Brackenbury, Austin Dobson, Stanley Woods (the famous motorcyclist), and Pat Fairfield are among those competing.

    Various shots of the road race circuit as cars speed around. Crowds watch from all kinds of vantage point.

    Fontes wins and Fairfield is second, they are waved over with the chequered flag.

    MS Fontes and Fairfield celebrate with a drink.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Matches missing item from 35/58.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1879.07
    Media URN:
    61058
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:34:00 / 01:57:40:00
    Canister:
    35/63 / UNI GAZ ROLL 2

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