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  • Short Summary

    Drivers of 50 small cars brave reliability tests at Brooklands in Surrey.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Small cars' big test. 50 small cars of all makes gruelling contest in high speed reliability trials. Brooklands, Surrey.

    The cars set off one by one, the camera pans across them and a man with a megaphone stands by. The camera follows the cars racing, one overtakes another and the camera stays with it. L/S as they race around the corner, one has crashed into a ditch. Various shots as they make their way around the course. The camera follows them around a corner, there is a sign for Dunlop over the bridge.

    M/S as the camera follows number 53 racing along past the others, L/S from above as they race around a corner. L/S as they race down a hill and past a building. M/S of a driver and passenger in their car, they are wearing driving goggles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    392.18
    Media URN:
    25122
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:13:00 / 01:27:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1187

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    The Junior Car Club's One Hour High Speed Reliability Trial (for light touring cars) - May 1925.

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