• Short Summary

    Footage of soap box derby race in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

  • Description

    Soap box derby in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

    M/S Cars being unloaded off lorry. Another angle, cars being unloaded off lorry. Boys in crash helmets working at repair bench. One takes oil can and oils wheels of trolley. C/U Boy in crash helmet, pan down to oiling wheel. C/U Small boy fixing wheel. C/U Small boy hammering. Car on its side, boys mending it. Two boys checking steering on one car. Army types lifting car up and cadets looking underneath. C/U Small boy checking brake pan down to brake. C/U Car No.139. C/U Front of car with letters 'BRM'. Boy getting into car. C/U Front wheels being turned. C/U Boy in crash helmet.

    Group standing around before race. Two boys talking "technically". Two more boys talking. C/U Small boy putting on crash helmet. Boy getting into car. Small boy in car talking to army officer "technically". C/U Bonnet of one car. C/U Back of car "Colonist II". C/U Front of another car. M/S Starter dropping flat. Start of race, boys in car running down ramp and along course, crowd converge on road. Crowd. watching. Three more come down ramp, camera follows them. Crowd watching. Three more coming down ramp, camera stays on leading car. Crowd watching. Leading car again being followed by camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1293.08
    Media URN:
    34620
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:15:00 / 01:15:16:00
    Canister:
    NP 362

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