• Short Summary

    Children race small go karts down hill in Leighton Buzzard.

  • Description

    Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

    STV. Soap Box cars at assembly point (for super sub.) CU. Boy driver. CU. Name of car "The Thing". SV. Mechanic oiling wheels. CU. Boy driver putting on goggles. SV. Cars on ramp, off on downhill race. GV. Racing through a crowded Leighton Buzzard street. SV. Travel shot, cars snaking over road. LV. Towards, finish of a race. Winner stopped by tugging of crowd.

    SV. Cars line up on ramp for next race. Off, pan to B.V. as two cars collide. SV. Crowd. SCU. Stern-faced competitors waiting for next race. CU. Starter with hand on lever. SV. Start of next race. SV. Crowd. AS. Cars coming downhill. STV. Pan, car coming downhill. SCU. Crowd of excited boys. BV. Competitors being pulled up at finish. Dog narrowly missed by competitor, driving in a lying down position. AS. Starter. CU. "B.R.M." driver, at wheel of car. CU. Bonnet "B.R.M." SV. Start. "B.R.M." left behind.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "K")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    14.29
    Media URN:
    27028
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:03:00 / 01:31:52:00
    Canister:
    52/52

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