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  • Short Summary

    Motor car racing - annual Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, including some female racing drivers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Shelsey Walsh Hill Climb - International star racers compete."

    Near Worcester, Worcestershire.

    M/S of racing car at start of race, as wedge is pulled from beneath wheel by race official. Panning L/S of car racing along track. More shots cars starting race and whizzing off around track. Large crowds watch from banks at track side. At least one of the competitors is a woman. A race official / commentator sits in track side hut. More shots of race. Panning shot of crowds applauding. Amongst racing cars competing are what looks like M.G.s, Bugattis etc.

    Note: no sound track, print only.

    N.B. Correct spelling - Shelsley Walsh - MD

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    879.06
    Media URN:
    12910
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:52:00 / 01:11:03:00
    Canister:
    36/46

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  1. roycousins says

    Shelsey Walsh Hill Climb on 6th June 1936.

    00:27 - No.34 Raymond Mays (wearing beret) was fastest in his 1½-litre supercharged ERA R4D.

    00:38 - No.38 Margret Allan in the single-seater Frazer Nash.

    00:57 - No.57 Hans Stuck in an Auto Union 5.3-litre V16 Grand Prix car. He complained of having "too many horsepowers" in the wet conditions.

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