• Short Summary

    Fastest small cars in the world race against clock over 'measured mile' in Florida.

  • Description

    Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    SV. Crowd around small racing car being tuned up on Daytona beach, Florida. SV. Driver tuning engine. CU. Pan down measured mile record board. LV. Towards, racing car being pushed by wagon. SV. Travel shot, people lining beach, pan down to radiator of racing car. LV. Travel shot, racing car starting over measured mile - they are racing across beach. CU. Radiator and wheel of car, pan across to other wheel. SV. Time recording apparatus, pan to cars speeding along route. SV. People looking on. LV. Towards and pan, car racing over sands. LV. Towards, racing driver Bill Dailey driving, crash effect. SV. People getting Dailey out of crashed car. SV. Car, pan to people carrying Dailey on stretcher. SV. Dailey being put into ambulance. SCU. Dailey's car track in to engine. SV. Wrecked car.

    (F.G.) (Orig. D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1443.11
    Media URN:
    47198
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:47:00 / 01:17:52:00
    Canister:
    51/22

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